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Criminals on the International Criminal Court

 

In 2017, African leaders passed a nonbinding resolution against the International Criminal Court for its bias on Africa. What should African states make of John Bolton’s blistering attack on the ICC?

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

When US National Security Advisor John “The Walrus” Bolton threatened the International Criminal Court with US Sanctions, many of us here in Africa cheered, long having given up hope that the ICC would ever be held to even the slightest account, least of all for its crimes against our continent. Continue reading Criminals on the International Criminal Court

Russia Quits International Criminal Court (ICC)

Tribunal has not lived up to hopes of international community, Moscow says, day after ICC report on Crimea annexation.

Russia says it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) under a directive signed by President Vladimir Putin.

By TesfaNews,

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which prosecutes war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity.

The President instructed Russia’s foreign ministry to notify the United Nations of the country’s refusal to be subject to the body’s activity on Wednesday, following the same move by Gambia, South Africa and Burundi.

The statement claimed that “the International Criminal Court has not justified hopes placed upon it and did not become a truly independent and authoritative judicial body,” a statement published on Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s website said. Continue reading Russia Quits International Criminal Court (ICC)

US Diplomats Walk Out of Uganda President’s Inauguration

US, Canadian and European diplomats walked out of the inauguration ceremony in protest after Yoweri Museveni says international criminal court is ‘a bunch of useless people’. (Photot: Reuters/Edward Echwalu)

By Matthew Lee | for Associated Press,

The U.S. delegation to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration walked out of Thursday’s ceremony in protest against his disparaging comments about an international war crimes tribunal and the presence of Sudan’s leader, whom the court has indicted, the State Department said. Continue reading US Diplomats Walk Out of Uganda President’s Inauguration

Another Kenyan Stolen Election

Will the election of an ICC indicted Kenyan president defines President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of Kenyatta to define his human rights policy in Africa?

Kenyan president – Indicted by ICC for crimes against humanity

By Thomas C Mountain,

That the fix was in was confirmed when the Godfather himself, son of a Kenyan, Barack Obama, called Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for “Crimes Against Humanity” by those minions of Pax Americana, the International Criminal Court, to congratulate him for successfully conducting another Kenyan stolen election.

As in every election held in Kenya since Independence over half a century ago the ruling “la familia” stole the election “free, fair and square”. “La Familia” in Kenya means the same extended family of ethnic minority Kikuyu’s ruling Kenya from “Kenya’s Founder” Jomo Kenyatta to his son, Pax Americana’s man of the hour Uhuru Kenyatta, the head of “la Familia” that today owns upwards of 1 million hectares of Kenya’s prime land.  Continue reading Another Kenyan Stolen Election