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.
Jean-Pierre Bemba has returned to the DR Congo for the first time in 11 years to submit his candidacy for the nation's upcoming presidential election. He had spent most of the last decade in custody for war crimes.
After his decision to quit the International Criminal Court, Philippine leader Duterte has called upon other nations to follow suit. The ICC announced last month it was launching a probe into Duterte's brutal drug war.
A Malian jihadi has been sent to The Hague to face war crimes charges related to the destruction of Timbuktu and sex slavery. He is the second man to be tried for the crime and prosecutors hope to send a message.
The decision comes after the ICC launched an investigation to see if crimes against humanity occurred in the country. Human Rights Watch says that since Duterte took office, his war on drugs has killed more than 12,000.
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