Promoting Human Rights & Rule of Law in South Africa
African Civil Society Unites: 140 African NGOs Write to AU Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on the Issue of Impunity for Int’l Crimes
18 January, 2013
The African Union (AU) Heads of State Summit gets underway next week in Ethiopia. Many will be eagerly watching to see how newly elected AU Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, oversees proceedings and the stance she adopts on issues facing the continent. 140 African civil society organizations and international organizations with a …» Read More
23 November, 2012
The eleventh session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute came to an end this week in The Hague. While we can only hope that participants and States left inspired and committed to supporting and promoting the ICC, it is perhaps timely to reflect on what …» Read More
26 October, 2012
The 52nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, held in Yamoussoukro, Cote D’Ivoire from 9-22 October 2012, celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Commission.
2 October, 2012
The Regional Advocacy Programme works with African regional mechanisms, including the Southern Africa Development Community and the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to further human rights and rule of law in southern Africa.
African Union: Support International Justice – Letter From African Civil Society and International Organizations
11 July, 2012
The AU Summit is under way in Ethiopia. After the last minute change of venue, following Malawi’s refusal to host ICC indictee Omar al-Bashir, international justice will certainly be on the agenda. The heads of state will also decide whether to adopt a protocol that will expand the jurisdiction …» Read More