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SALC IN THE NEWS: WHY KENYA’S TERRORIST ATTACK MIGHT BE THE ICC’S SAVING GRACE

SOME commentators, such as Michela Wrong writing in the Financial Times, have suggested that among the casualties in the Westgate attack in Nairobi is the International Criminal Court (ICC). They are wrong. Perversely, the attack, in providing for delay in ICC proceedings, may allow for the saving of the court.…
Staff Writer
16 Nov 2017
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationRefugee and Migrant RightsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWE: WHAT HOPE FOR DIASPORA VOTE IN 2018 ELECTIONS?

The Daily Maverick In the past the constitution of Zimbabwe and other legal instruments were not providing for Zimbabweans abroad to vote. However, the 2013 Constitution makes provision for a diaspora vote but unfortunately the country is still to align its laws to the supreme law. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA. Last…
Staff Writer
30 Oct 2017
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesInternational Criminal JusticeNewsSouth Africa

SALC IN THE NEWS: ICC WITHDRAWAL NOT A WISE MOVE FOR SA

Nicole Fritz The Sunday Independent South Africa would lose much more than it could ever gain by withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, says Nicole Fritz Johannesburg – Will South Africa support an African Union proposal for African states to withdraw en masse from the International Criminal Court (ICC)? Generally,…
Staff Writer
14 Oct 2017
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeResourcesSouth Africa

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…
Staff Writer
7 Jul 2017