Africa: ICC’s Role in Africa Sharply in Focus

Eighteen years after the Rome Statute entered into force and the International Criminal Court (ICC) began functioning, it continues to face objections about its jurisdiction, accusations of bias, questioning over the fairness of its case-selection and trial procedures and doubts about its effectiveness.

Legalbrief reports that the Office of the Prosecutor has opened 12 official investigations and is also conducting an additional nine preliminary examinations.

So far, 45 individuals have been…

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