Passionate about advancing human rights and ensuring accountability for egregious crimes Angela has focused on seeking justice for victims and promoting and protecting human rights.
With experience at the International Criminal Court, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and the Institute for International Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) Angela has worked in Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa, Zimbabwe and is currently with the Wayamo Foundation.
Angela has experience in strategic litigation, advocacy, research, writing and public speaking.
Understanding the power of sharing and learning from others, Angela has also focused her efforts on sharing her experience gained in the never ending fight for justice.
Through presentations, guest lectures and publications, Angela has worked to ensure that affected communities, students, activists and other lawyers have access to the information they need to make a positive impact and to use the law in an innovative and human rights oriented manner.
Discussing the ICC and Africa at AFLA's Book Launch with Justice Richard Goldstone, Madame Fatou Bensouda and Evelyn Ankumah
Discussing Crimes Against Humanity Committed in North Korea and accountability initiatives at the Salzburg Global Seminar
Discussing international criminal justice as a career at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Career's Evening
Discussing the African Union and the ICC live on Al Jazeera
Discussing South Africa and the ICC live on South African TV
Discussing accountability with the UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
Last week the “Butcher of Bosnia,” Ratko Mladić, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Bosnian War. The day his verdict and sentence were announced I happened to be in Rwanda, Kigali walking the halls of the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, where […]
There are great changes afoot on the international criminal justice landscape. Last week the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court announced its decision to request judicial authorisation for an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan. Given that this situation involves investigating the conduct of American troops, it could do wonders for […]
Last week on 27 October 2017 Burundi’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court became effective, making it the first country to leave the ICC. Given the ongoing perpetration of human rights violations, and lack of accountability, the future of the east African nation hangs in the balance. With the Burundi’s presidential office calling it a […]
On 12 October, a High Court judge found that anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Timol was in fact murdered and did not, as alleged by the Security Branch police, commit suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of the John Vorster Square Police Station. It has been an arduous journey for the Timol family in their quest […]