More and more African governments are withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, Gambia being the latest country to announce that move. DW's Chrispin Mwakideu answers our question on the exodus from the ICC.
An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi's pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.
The International Criminal Court has awarded compensation to child soldiers recruited by a convicted Congolese warlord. Rights groups hope the decision sends a message to those who recruit child soldiers.
International Criminal Court judges have approved the opening of a full probe into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi. DW’s Fred Muvunyi welcomes the ICC decision.
Burundi has walked away from the International Criminal Court, claiming the court punishes those the West doesn't want in power. DW's Fred Muvunyi says these anti-court lobbyists have blood on their hands.
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