Africa

Where the International Criminal Court has investigated

Three African countries in the space of a week have announced they are withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, amid accusations that the tribunal is unfairly targeting Africa. But half of the situations the court has investigated have been requests from African states. Here's a look at where the ICC has probed and at whose request.

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Georgia: ICC prosecutor authorized to open their own probe, 2016

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Central African Republic: Referred to the ICC by the country's government, 2014

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Mali: Referred to the ICC by the country's government, 2012

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Ivory Coast: ICC prosecutor authorized to open their own probe, 2011

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Libya: Referred to the ICC by the U.N. Security Council, 2011

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Kenya: ICC prosecutor authorized to open their own probe, 2010

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Darfur, Sudan: Referred to the ICC by the U.N. Security Council, 2005

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Central African Republic: Referred to the ICC by the country's government, 2004

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Uganda: Referred to the ICC by the country's government, 2004

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Congo: Referred to the ICC by the country's government, 2004