Africa has 34 signatories to the Rome Statute, the treaty which set up the court.
Russia has become the fourth nation to announce its intention to cut ties with the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Officials are quoted as saying the Hague-based tribunal is not "truly independent" and has not lived up the hopes of the international community.
The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.
Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.
Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.
An historic trial opens in the International Criminal Court in The Hague this Monday, historic for several reasons.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit, defying an international warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court…
The International Criminal Court has thrown out election violence charges against Kenya’s Vice-President William Ruto and ended his trial. It also
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity
Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed
Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during
A man accused of ordering the destruction of historic buildings in Timbuktu in Mali has appeared before the International Criminal Court in The
They are accused of some of the most horrific crimes imaginable, including genocide, murder and forcing children to be sex slaves.
A South African court has issued an interim order blocking Sudanese President Omar Bashir from leaving the country, until a judge hears an
The Palestinian Authority has joined the International Criminal Court, vowing to hand over suspects to The Hague – including their own government
The relatively high number of cases pursued by the International Criminal Court in Africa is questioned by Euronews viewer Joseph, in Kinshasa in the