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n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Universalising international criminal law - the ICC, Africa and the problem of political perceptions

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Abstract

This paper discusses the universal aspirations of the International Criminal Court (ICC), why the ICC's reach thus far has been focused exclusively on the African continent, and how this geographic limitation has affected African perceptions of international criminal justice. The paper argues that the ICC's narrow application of international criminal law has given rise to a perception problem, the sum of which can no longer be ignored and which threatens to undermine the credibility of the Court.

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2013-12-01
2016-12-06
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