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The 16th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute took place from 4-14 December 2017 in New York. The ASP meets once a year and represents the ICC's management oversight and legislative body. It provides an avenue for state parties to consider inter alia proposals to amend the Rome Statute, the activation of the Court's jurisdiction over the crime of aggression, and the budget of the Court.

Here is a quick overview of significant developments at this year's ASP:

- The crim...

South Africa's proposed withdrawal from the Rome Statute has been on the cards for some time now. It was sparked by the clash of legal opinion between the South African government and the ICC concerning South Africa's failure to arrest and surrender ICC suspect, President Al Bashir, when he visited South Africa for the AU Summit in 2015. Though an earlier effort on the part of the South African government to withdraw was thwarted on procedural grounds in the High Court - ruling that the decision t...

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