Last week, Burundi became the first nation to withdraw from the Rome Statute, bringing an end to the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction in the African country. A year after the country first threatened to abandon the Hague-based court, Burundi has
The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.
The United States and Britain have both pledged to support an African Union (AU) effort to establish a war crimes court in South Sudan.
Earlier this year the African Union (AU) voted in favour of a proposal to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The campaign, which has been spearheaded by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, defines a sentiment popular among many African leaders:
Former Congolese vice-president and rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty of war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway […]
Sudan has sent more troops to its border with Eritrea […]
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to inaugurate himself […]
An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s […]
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not […]