'Bashir is dividing us': Africa and the International Criminal Court

Mills, K. (2012) 'Bashir is dividing us': Africa and the International Criminal Court. Human Rights Quarterly, 34(2), pp. 404-447. (doi: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0030)

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The African Union has become increasingly hostile towards the International Criminal Court, particularly in the wake of the ICC arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, although the public hostility masks deeper divisions among African countries. Indeed, evidence of arguments among African states and between Africa and Western countries over the proper functioning and scope of the ICC is indicative of a number of paradoxes and conflicts which have emerged as Africa reorients its identities and interests to embrace international human rights norms while also asserting itself on the global stage.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mills, Dr Kurt
Authors: Mills, K.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
Journal Name:Human Rights Quarterly
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
ISSN (Online):1085-794X

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
565291International Studies Association Annual Conference, Canada - title of paper - Africa and the ICC, Darfur and DisenchantmentKurt MillsBritish Academy (BRIT-ACAD)UNSPECIFIEDPolitics
560011International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute, and PalliateKurt MillsThe Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (CARNEGIE)Prof A Miller 3SPS - POLITICS
446901Responsibility to protect, to prosecute or to feed - evaluating the interaction of normative frameworksKurt MillsBritish Academy (BRIT-ACAD)SG-45929SPS - POLITICS