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Burundi on regressive path following ICC withdrawal vote

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Equatorial Guinea

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Djibouti

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Gabon

Gabon ratified the Rome Statute in 2000. On 29 September 2016, following a referral by the government of Gabon, the ICC announced a preliminary examination into alleged crimes after May 2016, related to the contested 2016 presidential elections
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Nigeria

In November 2010, the ICC prosecutor announced the opening of a preliminary examination into a situation of armed conflict, largely between Nigerian security forces and the terrorist group Boko Haram.
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Ethiopia

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Why the ICC Should Reconsider its Decision on In Situ Proceedings in Uganda

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Madagascar

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Swaziland

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Cape Verde

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South Sudan

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Rwanda

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Mauritania

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Benin

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Ghana

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Cameroon

Cameroon is not a State Party to the Rome Statute
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Côte d'Ivoire

Following post-election violence in 2010-11, an ICC investigation was opened in the situation of Côte d'Ivoire. The former president Laurent Gbagbo and former youth minister Blé Goudé were acquitted by Trial Chamber I on 15 January 2019.
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Jean-Pierre Bemba et. al. (Bemba II)

Jean-Pierre Bemba and four associates are charged with committing offenses against the administration of justice under article 70 of the Rome Statute during the Bemba I trial in 2013. The trial opened in September 2015.
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Rethinking what ICC success means at the Bemba Trial

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Burundi

Burundi is an ICC state member, having ratified the Rome Statue in 2004. Violence following the President's decision to run for a third term in 2015 is currently the subject of an ICC preliminary examination in the country.
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Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein

Former Sudanese interior minister and a special presidential representative in Darfur, Abdel Hussein is wanted by the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity during a counter-insurgency against rebel groups in Darfur in in 2003-04.
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Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide in Darfur, Sudan since 2009. He is the first sitting head-of-state to be issued with an ICC arrest warrant.
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Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain

Commander of the Justice and Equality Movement rebel group in Darfur. Initially cooperative, Banda is now wanted by the ICC for war crimes during attacks on an African Union peacekeeping mission in 2007.
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Ahmad Harun and Ali Kushayb

Ahmad Harun, a current Sudanese governor and former minister, and Ali Kushayb, alleged leader of the government-aligned Janjaweed militia, are wanted by the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, Sudan.

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