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NEWS RELEASE: ICC FINDING ON SOUTH AFRICA’S NON-COMPLIANCE FALLS SHORT

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) welcomes the ruling from the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) but is surprised that the ICC did not refer South Africa to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) or the Assembly of State Parties for its failure to arrest Sudan’s President, …» Read More

SALC IN THE NEWS: NO SURPRISES WITH ICC’S FINDING AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh 06 July 2017 The Daily Maverick There is some disappointment in the ICC’s finding in respect of the absence of a sufficiently harsh penalty against South Africa in the matter of its failure to arrest Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir. The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled …» Read More

NEWS RELEASE: ICC TO RELEASE DECISION ON SOUTH AFRICA’S FAILURE TO ARREST PRESIDENT AL BASHIR

On 6 July 2017, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will hand down a finding in respect of South Africa’s failure to arrest President Omar Al Bashir when he attended an African Union Summit in South Africa in June 2015. On 7 April 2017, South Africa appeared before the Pre-Trial Chamber of …» Read More

STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY CALLS ON SA GOVERNMENT TO CO-SPONSOR AND SUPPORT RESOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN BEFORE THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Three important resolutions to address violence and discrimination against women and girls have been tabled at the 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. One focuses on the elimination of discrimination against women and girls, another on accelerating efforts to eliminate violence against women by engaging …» Read More

SWAZILAND: SALC, COSPE AND ICCPR-CENTRE HELP SWAZILAND CSO s SUBMIT ICCPR REPORT TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Civil society report on the Implementation of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights can be accessed here.