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Senegal Law Students Debate ICC Africa Focus

Senegal was the first country in the world to ratify the Rome Statute – the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) - that in 1998 gave court the power to prosecute individuals for international crimes such as genocide.   Today, the Netherlands-based court has come under fire from some critics for its record of only going after African leaders.   In fact, since the ICC officially entered into force in 2002, every target of prosecution has been an African...

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