ICLA hosts high profile debate:'Omar Al-Bashir and South Africa's obligations: Beyond the sound bites'

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ICLA hosts high profile debate:'Omar Al-Bashir and South Africa's obligations: Beyond the sound bites'

On 25 June 2015 the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria hosted a high-profile debate between Professor Dire Tladi, (Professor of international Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and member of the United Nations International Law Commission and Special Advisor to the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation) and Professor Johan van der Vyver, (IT Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, and Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Private Law, University of Pretoria) on 'Omar Al-Bashir and South Africa's obligations: Beyond the sound bites’. The debate was chaired by Professor Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions and Professor of Human Rights, University of Pretoria.