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 High Court handed down an important judgment that will have an effect on justice for apartheid era crimes in South Africa. After seeking closure for over 30 years, Nokuthula Simelane’s family is finally one step closer to what has seemed elusive and unattainable for so long- justice for their slain anti-apartheid heroin. […]
Earlier this month a Sudanese court sentenced 19 year old, Noura Hussein, to death. Her crime – killing a man in self-defence. This man, was the man she was forced to marry when she was 16, he was also the man who had reportedly raped her with the help of his cousins and brother. At […]
The film, Rafiki, set to feature at the Cannes Film Festival this week, is already making waves, not only because it is the first Kenyan film to make it to the prestigious and exclusive Cannes Film Festival, but also because it has been banned in Kenya. Rafiki- meaning “friend” in Kiswahili, features a love story […]
24 April marked the 25th anniversary of Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo’s death. Tambo was anti-apartheid activist, politician and revolutionary who served at the helm of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1967 to 1991. 25 years since his death, his contribution to a free democratic South Africa founded on the principle of equality remains invaluable. […]