The government of Zambia has been hailed by the Southern Africa Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes for upholding affiliation to the International Criminal Court.

Three African countries, Burundi, Gambia, South Africa, are preparing to leave the International Criminal Court. cheembe

But Center Executive Director Boniface Cheembe says concerned African countries must collectively speaking through the African Union, on how they think the court can be inclusive in the administrating of justice.

Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi, Senegal, Sierra Leone, And Botswana Including Tanzania were among the Countries that had pledged their support towards the International Criminal Court.

And the government of Tanzania will not withdraw from the international criminal court but will however be pushing for reforms in the tribunal.

Tanzania Constitution Forum Executive Director Deus Kibamba believes that to avoid mass withdrawals from the criminal court the membership should be made compulsory.

He also said that the International Court should create regional or Continental registries or branches mandated to probe, prosecute and issue rulings. icc-court-1

Russia has indicated that it is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte also said he might follow Russia’s step to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

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