Rome Statute

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 10th, 2014
0 Comments
411 Views
By Pambazuka News By Arlette Afagbegee The International Criminal Court (ICC), which will soon be celebrating its twelfth anniversary, has received extensive media coverage and attention of late due to its interventions in Kenya and its prosecution of recently-elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 14th, 2013
0 Comments
88 Views
The African Union’s threatened “mass treaty-cide” (a phrase I am compelled to coin to describe the bizarre threatened walkout on the Rome Statute) fizzled out. Those who predicted the “extraordinary summit” on the “AU’s relation with the International Criminal Court” (ICC) would end in a big bang wer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 11th, 2013
0 Comments
105 Views
On October 11-12, 2013, the African Union (AU) will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to formally withdraw from the Rome Statute in supremely dramatic form. The world for the first time will witness a choreographed denunciation (announcement of termination) of an international treaty by an entire conti...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
May 27th, 2013
0 Comments
147 Views
By Tiina Intelmann The relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is remarkable in its history, and dynamic. Africa and the ICC share the fundamental value of fighting impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. Afric...
By benim
In African Union (AU)
Dec 10th, 2012
0 Comments
83 Views
By Stephen Lamony African states must take lead in prosecution of grave crimes rather than diluting the mandate of an over-stretched regional court. The three year old impasse between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is being further complicated by plans to expand the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 10th, 2012
0 Comments
55 Views
Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for being here today and thank you in particular to the Institute for Security Studies for so very kindly organising this important seminar. It is a great pleasure for me to talk to you to you on pressing issues relating to justice, peace and securit...