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Mia Swart

Mia Swart

    Palestinian teenager’s chutzpah shames Israeli military
    Palestinian teenager’s chutzpah shames Israeli military
    In a few short months, Ahed Tamimi has become a symbol of resistance against the Israeli occupation.
    Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
    Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
    It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
    A tribute to writer Mark Behr
    A tribute to writer Mark Behr
    I read Mark Behr’s Die Reuk van Appels as a second year student in Stellenbosch. I found a copy in a friend’s flat and finished it in...
    South Africa could have helped the ICC evolve
    South Africa could have helped the ICC evolve
    In the years since the International Criminal Court issued an order for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for war crimes, crimes...
    Gender reform in the judiciary is still skin deep
    Gender reform in the judiciary is still skin deep
    The site of the Judicial Service Commission interviews for judgeships earlier this month could not have been drabber. The interviews were held in a...
    Verwoerd would love Dlamini
    Verwoerd would love Dlamini
    About 10 years ago I spent a night in HF?Verwoerd's holiday house in Betty's Bay. How this came about is a story for a different day. The cottage,...
    Apply international law and decide if Israel is guilty
    Apply international law and decide if Israel is guilty
    In the past weeks, thousands have protested in London, Paris and Frankfurt, triggered by the Israeli attacks on Gaza, which many consider to be in...
    Let's talk about collective guilt
    Let's talk about collective guilt
    For someone advocating for the silence of white South Africans, Samantha Vice is surprisingly vocal. I disagree with her fundamental point that...