SALC in the news

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA PUTS UP SPIRITED DEFENCE AT ICC HEARING BUT ADVERSE FINDING LIKELY

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh 10 April 2017 The Daily Maverick South Africa put up a spirited defence before the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Friday where the country’s legal representatives argued against the Court making a finding of non-compliance against it in respect of its …» Read More

NEWS RELEASE ZAMBIA: SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

ICC Crucial for Atrocity Victims, Global Justice  (Nairobi – April 10, 2017) – Zambia should reaffirm its membership in the International Criminal Court to best advance justice for victims of atrocities, a group of African organizations and international nongovernmental organizations with a presence in Africa said today. Zambia’s government began public consultations on the country’s …» Read More

SALC IN THE NEWS: THE PRICE OF SHUNNING THE ICC

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh 6 April 2017 The Daily Maverick South Africa will appear before the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday to argue why the court should not make a finding of non-compliance against the country for its failure to arrest President Omar al-Bashir when he attended …» Read More

SALC IN THE NEWS: WHY THE ICC SHOULD REFER SOUTH AFRICA TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh 28 March 2017 The Mail & Guardian South Africa has been summoned to a co-operation hearing before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7. This follows South Africa’s failure to arrest President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan when he attended an African Union summit in South Africa in …» Read More

NEWS RELEASE: SADC LAWYERS ASSOCIATION RAISES CONCERNS WITH SOUTH AFRICA’S INTENTIONS TO LEAVE THE ICC

Pretoria, 28 March 2017– The Chief Executive Officer of the Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC-LA), Stanley Nyamanhindi has today submitted a letter to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services registering SADC-LA’s concern with South Africa’s decision to leave the Rome Statute of the …» Read More