Christopher Gevers

Christopher Gevers teaches international law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has officially been a ‘friend of the court’ on two previous occasions: in a matter before the US Supreme Court concerning the question of corporate liability for aiding and abetting human rights violations; and in a matter before the Israeli High Court of Justice concerning the application of human rights in the West Bank. In 2012, he advised the applicants in the ‘Zimbabwe Torture Docket’ case, and since 2011 has worked with the families of victims of apartheid-era crimes and civil society organisations who continue to seek criminal and civil redress under domestic and international law.

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

ICC could step in if SA stalls over xenophobia

The International Criminal Court could step in and effectively overrule the National Prosecuting Authority if the NPA does not or cannot act.

ICC could step in if South Africa stalls over xenophobia

Criminal prosecution may in the short term deter further attacks

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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