An overview of the international criminal jurisdictions operating in Africa

The experiences of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda , the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and the International Criminal Court, have shown that despite being the continent where most of these crimes have been committed in the past couple of decades, Africa is also a continent clearly devoted to furthering accountability for such atrocities.

About the author

Jamie A. Williamson
Legal Adviser at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Jamie A. Williamson has worked in the field of international law and practice for over sixteen years, with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations, and in academia.