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 […]
By scapegoating an entire ethnicity with the arrest and detention of thousands of Somali Kenyans, the Kenyan government is doing what the British did to us under colonialism. This and the continued invasion that opens old historical wounds will not bring peace.
Our courts are European; we are not. Time to rethink justice in Africa.
I do not wish to counter the stand our leaders have taken against the International Criminal Court. They have argued that it is a racist court and have decided that Kenyatta should not attend their trials. I want to take their decision a step further.
The world’s media has descended on South Africa for the trial of the country’s former sporting hero Oscar Pistorius. It’s been called “the most eagerly awaited trial in South African legal history”. But what if his victim had been a black man?