USA: US renounces International Criminal Court Treaty
The United States has withdrawn from a treaty to establish an International Criminal Court (ICC), provoking outrage from human rights organisations.
The BBC reports that in a letter to the United Nations delivered on Monday, the US says it will not consider itself bound by the treaty - even though Bill Clinton signed up to it in 2000.
Submitted on Tue, 05/07/2002 - 00:00
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