Burundi's Leadership Defies International Law in a Bid to Avoid Prosecution : Central Africa - Regional Analysis

Burundi's Leadership Defies International Law in a Bid to Avoid Prosecution : Central Africa - Regional Analysis

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Africa Conflict Monitor
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Africa Conflict Monitor, Volume 2016, Issue 11, Nov 2016, p. 52 - 58
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The illegal regime of President Pierre Nkurunziza has removed itself further from the Rule of Law by seeking to sever ties with the International Criminal Court (ICC), the only international judicial body that can hold rogue governments accountable. The move ensures that the regime will lose allies and sink into dangerous isolationism.

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CITATION: . Burundi's Leadership Defies International Law in a Bid to Avoid Prosecution : Central Africa - Regional Analysis . : , . Africa Conflict Monitor, Volume 2016, Issue 11, Nov 2016, p. 52 - 58 - Available at: http://library.au.int/burundis-leadership-defies-international-law-bid-avoid-prosecution-central-africa-regional-analysis