n African Security Review - A view of the ICC from Africa : created and limited by politics : commentary
|Article Title||A view of the ICC from Africa : created and limited by politics : commentary|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2003|
|Pages||127 - 128|
Extracted from text ... The adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 1998 marked an historic achievement for humanity. The entry into force of the Statute in 2002 and the election of the judges and appointment of the Prosecutor and the Registrar in 2003 were quick by comparison to previous behaviour of states in such serious matters. For the first time in history a truly international criminal judicial institution has been established. The gap created by the fact that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was given a limited mandate to interpret the UN Charter and to adjudicate ..
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