Browsing: Uhuru Kenyatta

Two serving African presidents, Sudan and Kenya, have been accused of war crimes by the ICC. The President, who expressed Nigeria’s support for the existence of the ICC, said: “While the work of the International Criminal Court is immensely useful for the achievement of a world without crimes against humanity, genocide and other acts of impunity, it would be fair to say that in Africa today, the wave of democratization has engendered greater commitment to the rule of law and respect for fundamental human rights

Addressing the participants at the end of the 15th Extraordinary Summit of the AU, its Chairperson, Hailemariam Dessalegn, said this was in accordance with “national laws and international customary laws”

Opening the 15th Extraordinary session the Council in Addis Ababa, its Chairman and Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister, Tedros Adhanom, said the body was concerned about ICC’s failure to follow “certain laid down procedures in the application of justice on some African countries and Africans”