South Africa threatens ICC withdrawal over al-Bashir controversy


President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan
The South African government on Thursday threatened to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a row over the court’s attempt to have Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrested in Johannesburg.
Justice Minister, Jeff Radebe, said after a cabinet meeting in Cape Town that a group of ministers would review South Africa’s ICC membership to ensure complied with the country’s obligations to African Union (AU).
The minister said South Africa may as a last resort consider withdrawing from the ICC.
Radebe argued that South Africa was right not to arrest al-Bashir due to his diplomatic immunity.
He said al-Bashir …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper