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South Africa Prepares to Pull Out of ICC


South Africa is preparing to withdrawal from an international court formalized by the United Nations. According to the nation's Justice Minister, a written notice has been submitted to the UN secretary general indicating their decision. The International Criminal Court was created by a treaty, known as the Rome Statute, which was brought before the UN. The ICC handles international cases of genocide, crimes against humanity, crimes of aggression and war crimes. But South Africa's Justice Department stated that treaty hinders their own peace efforts. In particular, a portion that compels cooperating nations to arrest persons who have diplomatic immunity under international law.

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