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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
Oct 14, 2017
Focus areasFocus countriesInternational Criminal JusticeRefugee and Migrant RightsSouth Africa

SALC IN THE NEWS: COURT CHALLENGE AGAINST DECISION TO GRANT ASYLUM TO RWANDAN WAR CRIMES SUSPECT

Universal Jurisdiction News Judicial review proceedings are ongoing against a decision by the South African Department of Home Affairs to grant asylum to former Rwandan army general and suspected war criminal, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa. Among other allegations, in February 2008 Nyamwasa was indicted by a Spanish judge for war crimes allegedly committed while…
Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2013