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Rights Groups Call on AU to Stick With International Court

A coalition of human rights groups called on African Union leaders Thursday to abandon consideration of plans to urge withdrawal of its members from the International Criminal Court. Last April, a committee convened within the AU recommended withdrawal from the ICC unless it meets three conditions, one of which was immunity from prosecution for heads of state and other senior officials. The coalition, led by U.S.-based Human Rights Watch, said this call for immunity violates the...

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