South Africa is seen as the most western country in Africa. It is not being investigated by the International Criminal Court, but is however planning to leave it. What is going on?

The leading South African party, the ANC, wants to focus on peace instead of justice and sees itself as a mediator for peace on the continent. Various experts, such as the former public prosecutor of the Yugoslavia and the Rwanda Tribunals, give their views on the ANC's position in this article.

Janneke Juffermans

Janneke Juffermans is a freelance journalist. She writes about Africa, foreign policy, human rights and development cooperation for various media, such as Vrij Nederland, Trouw and the VPRO. She is currently working on research into the relationship…
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