Burundi officially divested itself of the International Criminal Court earlier this week, raising fears that other nations might follow suit. Well, sure enough, today this happened: South Africa became on Friday the second African country to announce that it planned to leave the International Criminal Court, a decision that campaigners for international justice say could… Continue reading African countries have started ditching the ICC
An international tribunal rejects nearly all of China’s claims around control of the South China Sea. China vows to ignore the ruling, and there’s not much anybody can do about that.
For a short while over the weekend it looked like we might all be witness to the rarest of things, an actual case of justice being done. Omar al-Bashir, who’s been “president” of Sudan since 1989 (after 26 years, it’s probably safe to call him a dictator, yes?), was legally detained while attending the African… Continue reading Sudan’s Bashir free to commit more war crimes