South Africa’s decision to leave ICC a “blow to victims” of international crimes

South Africa’s decision to leave ICC a “blow to victims” of international crimes

South Africa’s announcement Friday that it is leaving the ICC surprised many, raising questions about its legality and concerns for the future of a court that counted South African dissident-turned-president Nelson Mandela as a key advocate. The United Nations confirmed receipt Friday of South Africa’s withdrawal from the ICC, effective October 19, 2017. The withdrawal […]