ICC 'designed to humiliate African leaders'
24 May 2013, 08:39
Juba - South Sudan's president is criticising the International Criminal
Court, saying the court is designed to humiliate African leaders.
Kiir spoke on Thursday during a visit by Kenyan President Uhuru
Kenyatta, who faces ICC charges related to Kenya's post-election
violence in 2007-08 that killed more than 1 000 people.
that South Sudan - the world's newest country - will not sign the Rome
Statute that binds countries to the ICC process despite offers of
"assistance" in exchange for signing it.
Kiir and Kenyatta also
discussed a planned transport corridor that is to run from Kenya's
coastal of city of Lamu into South Sudan. A proposed pipeline would be
used to transport South Sudan's oil to the coast without having to go
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