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West Papua: The Black Genocide That The World Is Ignoring

AFRICANGLOBE - If you need evidence that politicians and the mainstream media pick and choose which oppressive conflicts to cover in order to further geopolitical ambitions, you need only Google “West Papua. ”Ever heard of it? Have you ever been sitting at home watching CNN, BBC, or Fox News and heard the news anchor mention West Papua?

After Referring Africans The US Now Threatening The ICC For Probing...

AFRICANGLOBE - In an effort to threaten everyone into not investigating US or Israeli war crimes in the International Criminal Court, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says anyone involved in such probes will lose their visa and may be sanctioned. The Washington war hawk said that action had to be taken because any investigation into alleged war crimes and torture committed by the United States would be a threat to US rule of law.

African Leaders Plan Mass Withdrawal From International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - African leaders have adopted a strategy calling for a collective withdrawal from the international criminal court. The non-binding decision came behind closed doors near the end of an African Union summit. It was the latest expression of impatience by African leaders with the court.

International Criminal Court Fears An Exodus Of African Countries

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court in The Hague has been rocked by a series of withdrawals by African countries that were original signatories to the Rome Statute that established the court. This week, Russia also pulled its signature from the ICC treaty, and the Philippines could follow.

Goodbye ICC: The Bold Steps Taken By Three African Countries

AFRICANGLOBE - Within 20 days, three African countries have left the International Criminal Court, the much-hated Netherlands-based tribunal whose preoccupation over the past 14 years has been to humiliate Africans. Burundi made history when it announced its withdrawal. It was followed by South Africa and Gambia. .The withdrawal is warranted by the fact that the ICC, despite being called the International Criminal Court, is in fact an International Caucasian Court for the prosecution and humiliation of Africans.

S.Africa’s Withdrawal Rocks International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - "There is a view in Africa that the ICC in choosing who to prosecute has seemingly preferred to target leaders in Africa." The ICC, set up in 2002, is often accused of bias against Africa and has also struggled with a lack of cooperation, including from the United States which has signed the court's treaty but never ratified it.

More Evidence Why Africa Must Ditch The International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - Calls for Africa to ditch the International Criminal Court continue to grow louder in the context of its unbridled bias towards the continent’s leadership. Since its inception, the ICC has been riddled with accusations of selective application of prosecution with more evidence now be unearthed of how the supposedly international court of appeal has become the West’s instrument of coercion against “errant” African leaders. Isn’t it clear that the ICC has, on several occasions, been exposed for its role in trying to destabilise Africa so that the West can plunder the continent’s resources? African countries, scholars and international relations experts unanimously contend that the ICC has become an instrument to further the West’s interests in dominating the developing world since the end of the Cold War.

African Union Chief Mugabe Says ICC Unwelcome In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean leader and African Union chairman Robert Mugabe on Tuesday harshly criticized the International Criminal Court (ICC) after Sudan's president dodged an international arrest order by leaving early from a meeting of the continent's leaders in South Africa, a news agency reported.

British Scholar Describes ICC As ‘Racist And Corrupt’

AFRICANGLOBE - British academic David Hoile described the Internal Criminal Court (ICC) as a “corrupt and racist institution” that only serves the purpose of European policy. Speaking in Addis Ababa at the launch of his new book, Justice Denied: The reality of the International Criminal Court, the scholar said:

Selective Justice: Ethiopian PM Wants Africa To Withdraw From ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian Prime Minister, HaileMariam Desalegn, has called on African countries to withdraw their membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the organisation is only serving the interests of Western nations.

Ugandan President Call On African Nations To Quit The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, amid evidence that it unfairly targets Africans.

How Uhuru Kenyatta Scored Big Against The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - The case against Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court could have been his downfall. Instead, through clever politics, it could be the making of the Kenyan presiden.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Defends Policies, Slams ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday defended his government's policies and accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of trying to "intimidate" African leaders.

When The ICC Held Uhuru Kenyatta Captive

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court (ICC), also derided as the “International Circus Court”, is having a field day. In the days of former chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, there would be so much drama for the ICC has finally had its way regarding Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. He is at The Hague right now. However, this is a sad day for Africa.

Kenyan President To Travel To The ICC For Politically Motivated Trial

AFRICANGLOBE - Ending days of suspense, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced he would comply with an ICC order to appear before the Court on Wednesday in a preparatory hearing to prepare his politically motivated crimes against humanity trial.

Five Years Of Impunity: The Man Behind The Darfur Genocide Remains...

AFRICANGLOBE - President Bashir stands accused of the world’s most heinous crimes—genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bashir orchestrated the genocide in Darfur, which began more than 11 years ago when the Sudanese Armed Forces and its allied Janjaweed Arab militias launched a scorched earth campaign against the civilian population. Since 2003, over 3 million people have been displaced and many are still unable to return to their homes.