Thursday, August 12, 2010

Seychelles is 112th nation to join the ICC

On August 10, 2010 Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, became the 112th nation to ratify the Rome Statute and become a member state of the International Criminal Court. This move will allow the Rome Statute to enter into force in the country on November 1, 2010. Seychelles joins a growing number of states who openly support the work of the ICC and take part in increasing its jurisdiction and strengthening its goal of ending impunity. To read more about Seychelles ratification of the Statute click here. Photo credit: Nations Online.

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