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ICC not court for Europeans to judge Africans

The President of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Museveni has denied reports that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a platform for Europeans to judge African leaders.

Moreno Ocampo

ICC chief prosecutor Moreno Ocampo

The Uganda President speaking at the ICC Review Conference opened in Munyonyo Kampala on Monday told delegates that African leaders are the main beneficiaries of the ICC and therefore should embrace it.

The conference which attracted over 15,000 delegates from all parts of the world will run up to June 11, 2010.

Some of the delegates attending the ICC Kampala meeting are the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, the former UN secretary General, Kofi Anan among others.

Museveni also condemned the acts of terrorism, tribalism and genocide.

The president further says his government is after peace, security, good governance and Prosperity for All among others.

By Zacharia Tiberindwa

Ultimate Media

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