oa De Rebus - South Africa tops at international moot court competition : news
|Article Title||South Africa tops at international moot court competition : news|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Author||Nomfundo Manyathi Jele|
|Publication Date||Mar 2016|
|Pages||8 - 9|
South Africa has come out tops at the 2016 International Moot Court competition at The Hague in the Netherlands. This is the third time that this competition has taken place and is held every second year. This year, the competition took place from 18 to 22 January. The topic focused on the issue of crimes against humanity during war time. Twelve countries participated in the competition, namely, Argentina, Bulgaria, Germany, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, St Martens, the United States of America (US), Venezuela and South Africa. Contestants were given an opportunity to argue using international criminal law and treaties that are relevant to the International Criminal Court.
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