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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
BotswanaDemocratic Republic of CongoFocus areasFocus countriesInternational Criminal JusticeLesothoSouth Africa

NEWS RELEASE: 130 GROUPS ACROSS AFRICA CALL FOR COUNTRIES TO BACK ICC

(Johannesburg, October 7, 2013) – 130 groups from across Africa called on African members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a letter made public today to affirm their support for the court at an extraordinary summit of the African Union (AU). The meeting is scheduled for October 11 and 12, 2013, in Addis…
Staff Writer
9 Oct 2013
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsZimbabwe

SALC CALLS ON ZIMBABWE TO RESPECT POLITICAL RIGHTS FOLLOWING ARREST OF RIGHTS LAWYER AND PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE ARNOLD TSUNGA

Johannesburg: The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) condemns the arrest of MDC parliamentary candidate Arnold Tsunga and 50 supporters on 20 July 2013, and the banning of a political rally in Harare. The disruption and denial by Zimbabwean police of peaceful political gatherings; the arbitrary arrest of electoral candidates; and the…
Nicole Fritz
15 Jul 2013
AngolaArticles and OpinionsBotswanaDemocratic Republic of CongoEswatiniFocus areasFocus countriesInternational Criminal JusticeLesothoMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaSouth AfricaTanzaniaZambiaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS – AU, ICC LEADERS MUST FIND CONSENSUS ON KENYA WARRANTS

SPARE a thought for African Union (AU) chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Each has been tasked with providing leadership to prominent, if vulnerable, international bodies and will be judged on their records of leading their respective institutions to robust health. They are tasked at…
Staff Writer
11 Jun 2013