International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has, to date, opened cases exclusively in Africa. Cases concerning 25 individuals are open before the Court, pertaining to crimes allegedly committed in six African states: Libya, Kenya, Sudan (Darfur), Uganda (the Lord's Resistance Army, LRA), the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic. This report provides background on current ICC cases and examines issues raised by the ICC's actions in Africa.

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Creation Date: July 22, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Arieff, Alexis

Analyst in African Affairs

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Margesson, Rhoda

Specialist in International Humanitarian Policy

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Browne, Marjorie Ann

Specialist in International Relations

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Weed, Matthew C.

Analyst in Foreign Policy Legislation

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 22, 2011
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Africa
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Libya
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Kenya
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Sudan
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Uganda
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Central African Republic
Description:

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has, to date, opened cases exclusively in Africa. Cases concerning 25 individuals are open before the Court, pertaining to crimes allegedly committed in six African states: Libya, Kenya, Sudan (Darfur), Uganda (the Lord's Resistance Army, LRA), the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic. This report provides background on current ICC cases and examines issues raised by the ICC's actions in Africa.

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35 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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