09 Oct 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SA MUST INSIST ON JUSTICE WITHOUT EXCEPTION...

Johannesburg — LISTEN to Israel. Listen to Sudan. In their responses to allegations that their officials have committed international crimes they sound remarkably similar. Each maintains it is the victim of selective scapegoating, motivated by prejudice. Each asks: why have…

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02 Sep 2009 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: WAR CRIME WARNING TO SA...

About 75 South Africans serving in the Israeli Defence Force could face war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) if South African authorities decline to prosecute them for involvement in the Gaza conflict. The Media Review Network and…

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21 Aug 2009 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: GAZA DOCKET: SA MUST TIGHTEN POLICIES ON INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JU...

RECENT events have brought SA’s relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC) into sharp focus. Last month was dominated by the question of whether SA — a party to the ICC — would break ranks with an African Union (AU)…

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20 Jul 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SA MUST HOLD HUMAN RIGHTS AND FAIRNESS AT ITS CENTRE...

Foreign policy realists tell us that the call for a more human rights-weighted foreign policy is naïve. But a strong human rights focus for South Africa’s international relations is not only the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing…

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28 May 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA’S SMART STEPS TOWARDS REVERSING THE LEGACY OF M...

Johannesburg — LAST week, Minister for International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane condemned the trial of Myanmar’s Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, and called for her unconditional release. Then this week, the minister’s deputy, Ebrahim Ebrahim, met the Myanmar…

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02 May 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ANOTHER DIPLOMATIC FIASCO LOOMS...

2 May 2009 It’s hard to imagine that the South African government would risk having the inauguration of incoming president, Jacob Zuma overshadowed by having to arrest President Omar Hassan al Bashir of Sudan, and yet that is a scenario South…

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