Kenya adds voice to African criticism of international court

THE International Criminal Court (ICC) — shaken by the impending departure of three African countries — came under fire at the UN general assembly on Monday.
Senegal and New Zealand called for talks between the ICC and the African Union following decisions to leave by Burundi, South Africa and Gambia.
Kenyan ambassador Tom Amolo did not say whether his country would join them but said his government was monitoring the withdrawals “with very keen interest.”
The Hague-based court has only ever charged Africans and its efforts to prosecute Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir — seemingly beyond... read more

 
2 November 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 40
Source: Morning Star
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