I don’t think the ICC has deliberately targeted weaker, poorer African countries. In my view, what is being targeted is not any country, what is being targeted is impunity, which is more rampant in that particular continent than any other part of the world.
Judge Sang-Hyun Song, President of the International Criminal Court, being a typical shitheel for the organization which, as John Glaser points out, has rejected the Palestinian bid to investigate Israel’s repeated and unchallenged war crimes.
And of course the big elephant in the room as far “war crimes” and “impunity” is the biggest, baddest war monster of them all, America:
- “CIA Committed ‘War Crimes’ Bush Official Says
- "But the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy."
Nixon: The only place where you and I disagree … is with regard to the bombing. You’re so goddamned concerned about civilians and I don’t give a damn. I don’t care.
Kissinger: I’m concerned about the civilians because I don’t want the world to be mobilized against you as a butcher.
Nixon wasn’t even indicted before he was pardoned, and that wasn’t even for War Crimes. Kissinger meanwhile still freely walks about, collects money for talking to people about things where his opinion is apparently, somehow valued…