Apr 24th, 2014
There must be a way of stopping African conflict Adama Dieng Images of Charles Taylor being arrested and indicted in 2006 for his crimes in Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war were splashed over the front pages of global news sites. When he was convicted in 2012, the spectacle was widely broadcast around...
In South Africa
Mar 14th, 2013
The lawyer for the National Union of Mineworkers at the Marikana Commission, Karel Tip, cross-examined a survivor of the 16 August massacre on Tuesday and Wednesday to discover why he, too, wanted R12,500 even though he was not a rock-drill operator. What emerged instead was the depth of the trauma s...
Oct 18th, 2012
Dale T. McKinley This week legal papers are set to be filed in the Constitutional Court seeking an order to compel President Zuma to appoint a Commission of Inquiry into ‘allegations of corruption and mismanagement’ covering both the Badplaas area and the Mpumalanga Province as a whole. The pending c...
Mar 6th, 2012
Brussels – All targets that Nato hit during the bombing of Libya were legitimate military sites, the alliance said Monday, despite the findings of a UN expert panel that said 60 civilians were killed and 55 wounded in the airstrikes it investigated. Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen ...