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Putting an end to
impunity in Africa.

With 33 nations in Africa being party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Africa still has a long way to go to ensure that war crimes and human rights abuses are things of the past.

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Justice, for Everyone

By upholding all treaty principles of the Rome Statute of the ICC and associated obligations of State parties, we ensure that all Heads of State and decision makers are held are accountable for all crimes.

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Join the Fight
for Justice!

The African Network for International Criminal Justice membership is opened to any civil society organization working in the area of international justice in any part of Africa, or whose mandate covers promoting ICJ and fights against impunity in Africa or in any Africa state.

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Our goal is to build a strong civil society voice and partnerships across Africa in the fight against impunity using the mechanism of the International Criminal Court and other regional and international Justice systems.
We do this through:

Justice, for Everyone

By upholding all treaty principles of the Rome Statute of the ICC and associated obligations of State parties, we ensure that all Heads of State are accountable.

What We do

Advocacy

We prioritize advocacy to put pressure on government to ratify, domesticate and implement the Rome Statute of the ICC

Engagement

Engaging in sensitization and information sharing with the people of Africa on the principles and content of the Rome Statute 

Liasons

Maintaining direct, sustained and constructive, but credible and independent relationship with national governments…

Putting an end to impunity in Africa

With 33 nations in Africa being party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Africa still has a long way to go to ensure that war crimes and human rights abuses are things of the past.

Latest Publications

Discours d’ouverture prononcé par Femi Falana SAN lors de la réunion convoquée par le Réseau africain pour la justice pénale internationale tenue à Dakar, Sénégal, les 30 et 31 juillet 2019

L'Afrique et la CPI : Obtenir justice pour les victimes et mettre fin à l'impunité sur tout le continent (Discours...
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Keynote Address on Africa and the ICC: Achieving justice for victims and ending impunity across the continent by Femi Falana SAN shared on the 31st of July 2019 in Dakar.

Africa and the ICC: Achieving justice for victims and ending impunity across the continent (Being the Keynote Address delivered by...
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STRATEGIE DE LUTTE CONTRE L’IMPUNITE EN AFRIQUE.

http://www.topnews.sn/strategie-de-lutte-contre-limpunite-en-afrique-permettre-aux-victimes-de-sexprimer-a-visage-decouvert/
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AU Envoy to Sudan Refused to Accept Any Excuse for Delaying Endorsement of Constitutional Declaration

KHARTOUM, July 31 (Xinhua) -- African Union (AU) Envoy to Sudan, Mohamed Hacen Lebatt, on Wednesday said that the African...
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LE RÉSEAU AFRICAIN POUR LA JUSTICE PÉNALE INTERNATIONALE SALUE LE CONSEIL DE PAIX ET DE SÉCURITÉ DE L’UNION AFRICAINE D’AVOIR PRIS DES MESURES CONTRE LA CRISE AU SOUDAN

  Communiqué de presse du 06 juin 2019 Le Réseau africain pour la justice pénale internationale (RAJPI) se félicite de...
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AFRICAN NETWORK ON INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMENDS THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL FOR TAKING ACTIONS AGAINST THE CRISIS IN SUDAN

  Press release:  6th June 2019 The African Network on International Criminal Justice welcomes the suspension of Sudan by the...
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LE RESEAU AFRICAIN POUR LA JUSTICE PENALE INTERNATIONALE CONDAMNE LA DECISION DES CHAMBRES PRELIMINAIRES DE LA CPI SUR LEUR REFUS D’OUVRIR UNE ENQUETE EN AFGHANISTAN

  Le 12 avril 2019, la Chambre Préliminaire II de la Cour Pénale Internationale a rejeté la demande du procureur...
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AFRICAN NETWORK ON INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE CONDEMNS THE DECISION OF THE ICC PRETRIAL CHAMBERS ON THEIR REFUSAL TO OPEN INVESTIGATION IN AFGHANISTAN

Press Statement: 18th April 2019 On the 12th of April 2019, the Pre Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal...
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LE RESEAU AFRICAIN POUR LA JUSTICE PENALE INTERNATIONALE APPELLE À UNE TRANSITION IMMEDIATE VERS UN REGIME CIVIL

Communiqué de presse, 16 Avril 2019   Le Réseau Africain pour la Justice Pénale Internationale (RAJPI) demande que des mesures...
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Our Member Coalitions:

Together, for justice

Civil society organizations (CSOs) across Africa met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 23-25 January 2018 and made commitment to work together to fight against impunity in Africa, to support one another in pursuing accountability for international crimes…

The Rome Statute of the ICC

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, commonly known as the Rome Statute is the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC). It was adopted at a diplomatic conference in Rome on 17th July 1998 and it entered into force on the 1st of July 2002.

After World War II, and some of the worst atrocities committed in the history of humankind taking place in the 20th century, the international community through the United Nations decided to take this action to bring the perpetrators of the most heinous crimes against humanity to justice. The creation of an International Criminal Court thus became a reality.

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