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Comparative Analysis of the Consequences of the Involvement of the ICC in Cȏte d’Ivoire, Kenya and Uganda

  • Linus Nnabuike Malu
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Compromise after Conflict book series (PSCAC)

Abstract

This chapter comparatively analysed the main arguments of this book. The assessment juxtaposes the qualitative findings from the field with published literature on international justice and conflict transformation, and the ICC’s practice from the field. This approach also involves a comparative analysis of how the ICC involvement influences the peace processes in the three countries. The following issues are comparatively discussed: the ICC and accountability to the law, the ICC and promotion of victims’ rights, the ICC and reconciliation, the ICC and deterrence, and the influence of the ICC on the peace processes in the three countries. The chapter argues that the ICC has different influences on these variables in the three countries, and concludes that the ICC has contributed to general deterrence by challenging impunity and has positively influenced accountability to the law through its influence on norms creation. On the other hand, the ICC has had minimal influence on victim’s rights and reconciliation, which poses formidable challenges to its ability to contribute to peace processes.

Keywords

ICC Accountability to the law Reconciliation Victims’ rights Deterrence Peace processes 

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  • Linus Nnabuike Malu
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  1. 1.International Law ConsultantArmidaleAustralia

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