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Fearless Burundi MP suffers in jail

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

De Klerk now admits apartheid was a crime against humanity

Apartheid’s last president walks back comments that definition was a Soviet plot

Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hears

The DA told the high court in Pretoria that only Parliament could decide to withdraw from a treaty which the country had entered into.

Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities

Rather than leaving the institution, South Africa could play an important role in helping to rectify its perceived shortcomings

The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice

The International Criminal Court is celebrating 18 years of existence, but many nations have yet to sign its Rome Statute.

Kenya cannot escape the spirit of international law

Will Kenya's withdrawal from the Rome Statute be a missed opportunity for positive complementarity, asks Allan Ngari.

Landmark case exposes legal divides

The National Prosecuting Authority has become 'tense' after state prosecutors clashed over South Africa's human rights obligations,.

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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