International Criminal Court (ICC)

 
Eurocentric takes on law do us no favours
Eurocentric takes on law do us no favours
“Many successive administrations of the South African government have upheld a policy which has now come to be denounced internationally as a...
​Cold shoulder for ICC as it guns for big fish
​Cold shoulder for ICC as it guns for big fish
COMMENTAfter years of snail-pace investigations of war crimes in Africa, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague may finally be...
Letters to the editor: November 11 to 17 2016
Letters to the editor: November 11 to 17 2016
The sheer effrontery of Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa’s article,
SA is not alone in leaving an ICC that has compromised itself
SA is not alone in leaving an ICC that has compromised itself
It has become necessary to clarify the misconception that the decision of South Africa to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is...
Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities
Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities
Last week, South Africans learned some shocking news — their government has notified the United Nations of its intention to leave the...
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed regret on Friday that South Africa, Burundi and Gambia want to leave the International...
Letters to the editor: October 28 to November 3 2016
Letters to the editor: October 28 to November 3 2016
In his speech to the United Nations general assembly on October 3 1994, then-president Nelson Mandela observed that the UN would mark its 50th...
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
COMMENTFor a political party that draws so much capital from its struggle against apartheid, the ANC appears to have very quickly forgotten...
The ICC pricked Zuma's pride at a time when authoritarian populism is on a roll
The ICC pricked Zuma's pride at a time when authoritarian populism is on a roll
Amid the cacophony and calamity of South Africa’s politics, it is hard to maintain a sense of perspective. What matters most? The crisis on...
Decision to withdraw from ICC is in breach of Constitution — DA
Decision to withdraw from ICC is in breach of Constitution — DA
Cabinet's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is in breach of the Constitution, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has argued...
SALC: South Africa's ICC withdrawal marks a sad day for human rights
SALC: South Africa's ICC withdrawal marks a sad day for human rights
The South African Litigation Centre (SALC) says it is disappointed by the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court...

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