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.
Giving a training session with the Wayamo Foundation
Moderating a Wayamo Foundation Panel with AGJA members Navi Pillay and Richard Goldstone
Lecturing at the Salzburg Summer Law School
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 International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé from all charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Côte d’Ivoire in 2010/ 2011, a devastating blow to the victims and prosecution witnesses. It has given the Court’s critics ammunition to further discredit the institution as they view acquittals as a […]
There is very little good news coming out of the US these days and US leadership (in the form of the current president and his supporters) is exhibiting deep and vexing shades of racism, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia. However, the swearing into office of the nation’s most diverse Congress in the history of the country […]
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign ran from 25 November to 10 December and it is designed to raise awareness and spur institutions, governments, ordinary citizens into action to bring an end to violence against women and girls. Campaigns of this nature remain vital especially when the perpetrators of sexual violence know […]
The treatment of women in society remains a necessary topic of discussion more so after last week’s disturbing report about the prevalence of bias against women, and sexual harassment at the African Union Commission,(AUC) the AU’s secretariat. The AU and its Commission, institutions that were designed to foster development and progress in Africa, are hardly […]