Sudanese Foreign Minister Rails Against ICC as Political Tool

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Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has condemned the International Criminal Court, which he believes has turned into a political tool to target African leaders.

In a recent speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Ghandour stated that “the relationship between the Security Council and the International Criminal Court … has shown again and again that the scourge of politicization has turned it (the ICC) into a tool for targeting African leaders.”

The ICC has indicted African authority figures such as ex-president of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire: Laurent Gbagbo, the late ruler of Libya: Muammar Gaddafi and Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.

Click the link below to read a more detailed account of this story as well as Ghandour’s comments.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/u-n-sudan-accuses-icc-targeting-african-leaders-075647351.html#MrySc2m

Image source: mininfo.gov.sd

Text source: Yahoo News, 3rd October 2015

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