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
On 11 March the International Criminal Court judges elected, by majority vote, Nigerian Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji as president for a three-year term. He is the first African to hold the position. Could his election assuage African leaders who remain convinced that the ICC is an institution led by westerners’ hell bent on targeting Africans leaders? […]
The Marvel Blockbuster movie Black Panther opened in cinemas worldwide and has been enthusiastically received. It is more than just an action packed, visual masterpiece about a superhero. Its recognition of African American talent, portrayal of African excellence, and profound reference to important events and circumstances that have shaped the African continent easily make it […]
Last week Monday (5 February) marked the 36th anniversary of anti-apartheid activist, Neil Hudson Aggetts untimely death in detention after enduring severe and unrelenting torture at the hands of the security branch police. His torturers are yet to be brought to justice- an all too familiar state of affairs that threatens the very essence of […]
Award shows can be incredibly dull but this years’ Golden Globe Awards showcased the power of “celebrity” and the impact famous voices can have when they are utilised to raise awareness. One of the most memorable and significant celebrity speeches of our time was delivered by Oprah Winfrey as she accepted the Cecile B. Demille […]