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23 February 2017
                       
 
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22 Feb 2017
 
 
Afriforum: AfriForum welcomes court ruling against withdrawal from ICC
STATEMENT
AfriForum welcomes the order of the North Gauteng High Court that the government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) must be revoked. The case was brought to court by...
 
 
ICC withdrawal process could be 'embarrassing' for SA – High Court
POLITICS
If government goes ahead with its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) the ensuing process of legal challenges would be embarrassing for the country, the High Court in Pretoria...
 
 
Government urged not to appeal high court ICC ruling
POLITICS
The Justice and Peace Commission for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) on Wednesday asked the South African government not to appeal the North Gauteng High Court ruling that...
 
 
Justice minister says South Africa still intends to quit the ICC
POLITICS
South Africa's government still plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Wednesday, after a court ruled that it was unconstitutional...
 
 
DA: James Selfe on ICC judgement: ANC government must rethink the wisdom of ICC withdrawal
STATEMENT
The DA welcomes the judgement handed down this morning by the North Gauteng High Court confirming that the ANC-led government’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was...
 
 
 
 
ICC withdrawal 'unconstitutional and invalid', high court rules
POLITICS
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was unconstitutional and invalid. Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
DA: James Selfe on ICC withdrawal: DA receives confirmation that judgement will be handed down on Wednesday
STATEMENT
The DA has received confirmation that the judgement in our application to the North Gauteng High Court to have South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) set aside on the...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
President Adama Barrow orders release of 171 prisoners
POLITICS
As The Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country and ordered the release of all prisoners detained...
 
 
15 Feb 2017
 
The AU’s (other) ICC strategy
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
At the recently concluded 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, heads of state and government adopted a decision on a strategy for withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC)....
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - February 14, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Parties to debate Zuma's Sona SABC committee to consider responses to interim report And, Gambia announces plans to stay in ICC
 
 
Gambia announces plans to stay in International Criminal Court
POLITICS
Gambia's new government has told the United Nations it will remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC), state media reported on Monday, reversing the previous administration's plan to...
 
 
08 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Zambia's Lungu 'to consult widely before pulling out of ICC'
POLITICS
Zambian leader Edgar Lungu says he would consult widely before pulling his country out from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a report said on Wednesday. According to Lusaka Times, Lungu said...
 
 
01 Feb 2017
 
 
 
DA: Stevens Mokgalapa on AU’s ICC withdrawal: DA condemns ANC’s lack of commitment to human rights
STATEMENT
It is shameful and condemnable that South Africa set the precedent for the AU resolution for a ‘collective’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ANC-led government has used...
 
 
African leaders cautiously back strategy to quit global court
POLITICS
African leaders have backed a "strategy of collective withdrawal" from the International Criminal Court (ICC), but it came with unspecified reservations, an African Union official said on Wednesday...
 
 
AfriForum: Withdrawal from International Criminal Court increases responsibility of civil institutions says AfriForum
STATEMENT
AfriForum views the South African Government’s persistence in its process to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a step backwards for human rights. The Justice Committee of the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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