Regionalizing International Criminal Law

  title={Regionalizing International Criminal Law},
  author={Charles Chernor Jalloh},
  journal={International Criminal Law Review},
  • C. Jalloh
  • Published 1 July 2009
  • History
  • International Criminal Law Review
This article examines the initially cooperative but increasingly tense relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africa. It assesses the various legal and political reasons for the mounting criticisms of the ICC by African governments, especially within the African Union (AU), following the indictment of incumbent Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir. The author situates the ICC within broader African efforts to establish more peaceful societies through the continent… 
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