Women in South Africa and Nigeria have taken to the streets to speak out against continued male perpetrated violence that has caused the deaths of an alarming number of women in the past few years. The protests have been under the rallying hashtags #ProtectPHGirls in Nigeria and #IAmNext in South Africa.
When children are drawn into their countries’ informal justice systems, their human rights are often threatened.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
Rwanda is one of the African countries that is not party to the Rome Statute and President Kagame has criticised the International Criminal Court for being a “fraudulent institution” that has become a tool for controlling Africa
The chief executives of the gold mines who are appealing against the historic silicosis judgement are extremely rich and globally powerful men, and what they say and do will have a major impact on who bears the cost of this disease, writes Pete Lewis.
Deposed former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has gone on trial in Senegal for war crimes, torture and crimes against humanity. It is the first time the leader of an African state has been prosecuted by another
According to the Zimbabwe Association for Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of the Offender prisoners in Zimbabwe’s prisons are forced to stay naked because of a shortage of uniforms
African leaders signed off on draft protocol of the proposed African Court granting themselves immunity from war crimes. Can the African Court truly protect Africans against grave crimes and human rights abuses while it provides such immunity?
Remember the shocking South African mob justice video that went viral last week? According to Times Live (SA), we have recent learnt that the SAPA police are investigating the matter and so far arrests have been made. Incase you missed […]