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South Africa to quit International Criminal Court

South Africa to quit International Criminal Court

Government to submit a bill to exit the ICC, amid growing concerns that Hague-based court tries mostly African leaders. South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, according to government officials. Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday that the […]

2015 to see record number of forced displacements: UN

2015 to see record number of forced displacements: UN

The United Nations (UN) says the number of people forcibly displaced worldwide in 2015 is on its way to surpassing a previous record of almost 60 million. In a report released Friday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said the number of refugees and displaced people will most likely go above the total figure […]