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João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

Fearless Burundi MP suffers in jail

Fabien Banciryanino, who challenged state on political murders, detained in notorious prison

Guinea’s choice will determine its future for generations

We need the eyes and ears of the international community to be alert to assaults on democracy as we run up to the election on 18 October

Alassane Ouattara: In the eye of Côte d’Ivoire’s perpetual succession crisis

His road to the presidency was anchored in contention and acrimony, and if his bid is successful, Alassane Ouattara will have ruled for two decades when all is said and done.

Burundi’s new security minister has a long and bloody past

Gervais Ndirakobuca is under international sanctions for human rights violations — abductions, disappearances, murder, turture — when people protested against the president seeking a third term

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

AU pushes the frontiers of transitional justice

Now these important policy developments must be implemented

Congolese ‘Terminator’ warlord gets harshest ever ICC sentence

An ICC spokesman confirmed it was the heaviest ever penalty handed down by the court, which was set up in 2002 to try the world's worst crimes

Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘general of the streets’ vows peace

Today, acquitted of alleged crimes against humanity committed during the battles of 2010-11, Charles Ble Goude says he wants to help bring peace

What it feels like to go home to the new Sudan

'The Sudanese seemed surprised about how strong they are. Four months of street protests had defeated the seemingly untouchable Bashir'

Burundi court seizes assets of opposition figures

Government critics said the ruling made a mockery of Burundi's judiciary

Man City face further action over financial fairplay ‘breaches’

Government critics said the ruling made a mockery of Burundi's judiciary

Sudan army deploys as protesters keep pressure on Bashir: witnesses

Thousands of protesters in Sudan have urged the military to join calls calling for the resignation of leader Omar al-Bashir

Just one month in, optimism around CAR’s peace deal is fading

Armed groups in the CAR believe that a new peace deal has granted them amnesty. But that’s not what the deal actually says

Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice

Meant to tackle international crimes, the court has only convicted three individuals in 20 years

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