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PRESS RELEASE: NORTH GAUTENG HIGH COURT DELIVERS JUDGMENT ON ICC WITHDRAWAL CHALLENGE

Johannesburg- On the 22nd February 2017 the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (HC) delivered its judgment on the case commenced by the Democratic Alliance (DA), a South African political party against the South African government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (the ICC …» Read More

Blog Posts

“IS AFRICA RUNNING AWAY FROM THE JUSTICE?”

SALC and The Hague based Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) hosted a side event entitled, “ICC » Read More

A Lone Southern African Voice: Botswana joins International Call for Security Council to Refer Syria to the ICC, but where is the Rest of Africa?

Despite the atrocities committed in Syria since the conflict began, the Security Council remains deadlocked » Read More

International Criminal Justice in 2012 – A Year of Highs, Lows and Raised Eye Brows

The eleventh session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute came » Read More

News Stories

CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION AGAINST AU CALL FOR ICC WITHDRAWAL

UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal Security Council Meeting With AU (New York, September 22, 2016) » Read More

NEWS RELEASE: HIGH COURT ORDERS ARREST OF ICC FUGITIVE, OMAR AL-BASHIR

Pretoria – On Monday 15 June 2015, a full bench of the North Gauteng High » Read More

SALC in the News: Zanu-PF Strategy to Stampede Coalition Partners

Zanu-PF's insistence on smuggling its amendments into the Copac draft constitution is a deliberate strategy » Read More

Commentary

Angela Mudukuti

SOUTH AFRICA/SUDAN: SEEKING IMPLEMENTATION OF ICC ARREST WARRANT FOR PRESIDENT BASHIR

SALC sought the implementation of an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir who arrived in South Africa for the African Union (AU) summit that took place in Johannesburg 7-15 June 2015. The International Criminal Court (ICC)  issued a warrant for his arrest  in 2009 and 2010 on charges of …» Read More