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South Africa Plans to Withdraw from ICC

Unringing the ICC Bell in Africa.
Unringing the ICC Bell in Africa.

By AFP,

South Africa’s ruling party said on Sunday it wanted the country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the court has lost direction and no longer fulfilled its mandate.

The decision comes after a spat with The Hague-based court over South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir when he arrived in the country in June to attend an African Union summit. Continue reading South Africa Plans to Withdraw from ICC