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Bujumbura continues its crusade…

10-17-2016 “Burundi withdraws from the International Criminal Court for national sovereignty”, says the government. For the opposition, the latter fears being prosecuted for several massive violations. 94 votes for, 2 against from André Ndayizamba and Fabien Baciryanino, both from UPRONA party and 14 abstentions, including that of Agathon Rwasa, the (...)
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Burundi withdraws from the ICC

10-07-2016 The Council of Ministers met this Thursday in Gitega in central Burundi to consider Burundi’s membership of the International Criminal Court. Burundi ratified the Rome Statute, giving the war crimes court jurisdiction over the country, in 2004. The current crisis began when President Nkurunziza officially announced his candidacy for (...)
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Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania criticize the International Criminal Court

01-01-2015 During the International Criminal Court (ICC) Assembly of States Parties, held in New York from 8 to 17 December 2014, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania strongly criticized the ICC while over a dozen African countries expressed their support.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse The ICC Assembly is held annually. It is composed (...)

KENYA-ICC warns Kenya against leaking classified information

10-25-2014 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned the Kenyan government against leaking classified information to the media in the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta. The judges in the case say the Kenyan government has not taken the necessary steps to ensure filings remain confidential.In a report released on Tuesday, (...)