Gambia notifies UN of withdrawal from ICC

Gambia has officially notified the United Nations (UN) of its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The West African country is the first country to express the same intention after South Africa's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute earlier this year.

702's John Robbie spoke to Southern Africa Editor of the Africa Report, Crystal Orderson, regarding the news.

The ICC's head prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, was a former advisor to Gambia's president and a former justice minister.

Today, several ministers are meeting at The Hague. This assembly is a chance for robust debate on issues that challenges the ICC.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of Africa Report

Listen to the interview below:


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