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A Tale of Three Leaders: The Struggle over Justice in Africa

The International Criminal Court’s increasingly frail clout calls into question the future of international justice in Africa

The recent story of international justice in Africa is one about travel, and about flights in and out of Pretoria, Nairobi and Dakar. It is a story about three planes and three heads of state – two sitting, one standing in court – who are, or have been, sought for genocide and crimes against humanity. More importantly, it is a story of justice postponed, justice averted and – just possibly – justice approached. The first plane left Pretoria on the morning of 15 June carrying

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