Category Archives: Burundi

Reaction: Burundi votes to leave the ICC

Last week’s vote in the Burundi parliament to begin the process of becoming the first country to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has prompted international outcry and fears of deepening of the country’s serious … Continue reading

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Burundi on regressive path following ICC withdrawal vote

Accountability for grave crimes critical to preventing further escalation of post-election violence, says civil society.

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UN to Burundi: protect ethnic minorities from violence; stop reprisals on civil society

The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) has highlighted UN calls for Burundi to cease reprisals against civil society advocating for domestic and international justice in the country, where the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor is conducting a preliminary examination into alleged Rome Statute … Continue reading

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