Unfair and Partial

Luc Gnago / Reuters

Bensouda visits the Ivory Coast in July as her office builds a case against the country's former President Laurent Gbagbo.

On Sept. 5 the Kenyan parliament approved a motion to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move obviously timed to coincide with the then pending commencement of the trial in the Hague of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto. The motion, which is expected to be followed by a bill that could become law within the next few weeks, reflects mounting anger across Africa that the ICC is targeting African suspects ahead of those in other parts of the world, and could well lead to other countries abandoning the court. In May, the African Union celebrated its 50th anniversary....

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