Justice in West Africa

An online resource platform of accountability efforts for international crimes

Map of West Africa

The trial of former President of Chad Hissène Habré in Senegal

The trial of former President of Chad Hissène Habré in Senegal

In recent years, efforts to prosecute international crimes in domestic legal systems have progressed across West Africa. The Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation have created this platform to act as a learning tool for those interested in better understanding these processes, and to support actors currently engaged in advancing accountability efforts in the region. Explore the print and multimedia resources covering influential country cases, core topics and debates pertaining to accountability for international crimes in West Africa.

West African Perspectives

Accountability Mechanisms​