A Truly International Criminal Court; Why the New Prosecutor Should Look Beyond Africa

The International Criminal Court was created in 1998 with an ostensibly global remit, but the focus of its work has long been much narrower. To date, all 44 people indicted by the court have been Africans. In recent years, the ICC has opened investigations of cases from places outside Africa, including Afghanistan, Georgia, and the Palestinian territories. But the court remains fixated on a single continent. Ten out of its 14 active investigations involve Africa. readmore

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