The Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung have launched an online resource platform on the fight against impunity in West Africa called “Justice in West Africa”.
As part of this project, experts from West Africa were interviewed on debates relating to current and past efforts in the prosecution of international crimes in the region.
International Criminal Justice in West Africa
Roland Adjovi, International Law Advisor for the Global Maritime Crime Programme in West Africa at UNODC, analyses the interplay between national, regional and international judicial mechanisms and their application in West Africa. He also discusses various legal instruments, tools and mechanisms, such as the Malabo Protocol, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the International Criminal Court and hybrid courts.
The quest for justice: Survivor and activist who testified before the Truth Commission in The Gambia
Toufah Jallow is a victim of sexual violence at the hands of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. Jallow talks about her work as a justice activist, the role of civil society and the work of the Truth Commission in The Gambia (TRRC) where she testified.