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ACTION ALERT: Tell United States and All Non-Members to Join the ICC


March 24, 2016
Roots Action Campaign Petition

Global justice requires global participation. Partial and biased justice damages the cause of establishing the rule of law and the nonviolent settlement of disputes. To succeed, the ICC must include all nations and treat all crimes equally regardless of where committed or by whom. The US should abandon its rogue nation status and join the majority of the world's nations in recognizing the ICC. Only international criminals need fear an International Criminal Court.

http://diy.rootsaction.org/petitions/tell-united-states-and-all-non-members-to-join-the-icc

ACTION ALERT: Tell United States and All Non-Members to Join the ICC
Campaign Created by David Swanson / Roots Action

To: The governments of all non-member nations of the International Criminal Court
Join the International Criminal Court right away and without reservations.

Why is this important?
Global justice requires global participation. Partial and biased justice damages the cause of establishing the rule of law and the nonviolent settlement of disputes. To succeed, the ICC must include all nations and treat all crimes equally regardless of where committed or by whom.

ACTION: Tell the US to Join the ICC

How it will be delivered
World Beyond War will ask its members around the world to deliver.
Here is the list of which countries are members:

124 countries are States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
34 are African States,
19 are Asia-Pacific States,
18 are from Eastern Europe,
28 are from Latin American and Caribbean States, and
25 are from Western European and other States.

States
o Afghanistan
o Albania
o Andorra
o Antigua and Barbuda
o Argentina
o Australia
o Austria
o Bangladesh
o Barbados
o Belgium
o Belize
o Benin
o Bolivia
o Bosnia and Herzegovina
o Botswana
o Brazil
o Bulgaria
o Burkina Faso
o Burundi
o Cabo Verde
o Cambodia
o Canada
o Central African Republic
o Chad
o Chile
o Colombia
o Comoros
o Congo
o Cook Islands
o Costa Rica
o Côte d’Ivoire
o Croatia
o Cyprus
o Czech Republic
o Democratic Republic of the Congo
o Denmark
o Djibouti
o Dominica
o Dominican Republic
o Ecuador
o El Salvador
o Estonia
o Fiji
o Finland
o France
o Gabon
o Gambia
o Georgia
o Germany
o Ghana
o Greece
o Grenada
o Guatemala
o Guinea
o Guyana
o Honduras
o Hungary
o Iceland
o Ireland
o Italy
o Japan
o Jordan
o Kenya
o Latvia
o Lesotho
o Liberia
o Liechtenstein
o Lithuania
o Luxembourg
o Madagascar
o Malawi
o Maldives
o Mali
o Malta
o Marshall Islands
o Mauritius
o Mexico
o Mongolia
o Montenegro
o Namibia
o Nauru
o Netherlands
o New Zealand
o Niger
o Nigeria
o Norway
o Palestine, State of
o Panama
o Paraguay
o Peru
o Philippines
o Poland
o Portugal
o Republic of Korea
o Republic of Moldova
o Romania
o Saint Kitts and Nevis
o Saint Lucia
o Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
o Samoa
o San Marino
o Senegal
o Serbia
o Seychelles
o Sierra Leone
o Slovakia
o Slovenia
o South Africa
o Spain
o Suriname
o Sweden
o Switzerland
o Tajikistan
o The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
o Timor-Leste
o Trinidad and Tobago
o Tunisia
o Uganda
o United Kingdom
o United Republic of Tanzania
o Uruguay
o Vanuatu
o Venezuela
o Zambia

UN Treaty - Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

ROME (July 17, 1998) -- United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 2187, p. 3; depositary notifications C.N.577.1998.TREATIES-8 of 10 November 19981 and CN.604.1999.
TREATIES-18 of 12 July 1999 [procès-verbaux of rectification of the original of the Statute (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish authentic texts)]; C.N.1075.1999.TREATIES-28 of 30 November 1999 [procès-verbal of rectification of the original text of the Statute (French and Spanish authentic texts)];
C.N.266.2000. TREATIES-8 of 8 May 2000 [procès-verbal of rectification of the original text of the Statute (French and Spanish authentic texts)]; C.N.17.2001.TREATIES-1 of 17 January 2001 [procès-verbal of rectification of the Statute (authentic French, Russian and Spanish texts)];
C.N.765.2001.TREATIES-18 of 20 September 2001 (Proposals for corrections to the original text of the Statute (Spanish authentic text)] and
C.N.1439.2001.TREATIES-28 of 16 January 2002 (Procès-verbal); C.N.713.2009.TREATIES-4 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendment by Norway to the Statute);
C.N.723.2009.TREATIES-5 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendments by the Netherlands to the Statute); C.N.725.2009.TREATIES-6 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendment by Mexico to the Statute);
C.N.727.2009.TREATIES-7 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendment by Liechtenstein to the Statute);
C.N.733.2009.TREATIES-8 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendment by Belgium to the Statute);
C.N.737.2009.TREATIES-9 of 29 October 2009 (Proposal of amendments by Trinidad and Tobago to the Statute); C.N.851.2009.TREATIES-10 of 30 November 2009 (Proposal of amendment by South Africa to the Statute);
C.N.1026.2013.TREATIES-XVIII.10 of 14 March 2014 (Proposal of amendments by Kenya to the Statute);
C.N.439.2015.TREATIES-XVIII.10 of 30 July 2015 (Proposal of amendment by Norway to the Statute);
C.N.7.2016.TREATIES-XVIII.10 du 15 January 2016 (Amendment to Article 124 of the Rome Statute).

Note: The Statute was adopted on 17 July 1998 by the United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court. In accordance with its article 125, the Statute was opened for signature by all States in Rome at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 17 July 1998.
Thereafter, it was opened for signature in Rome at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy until 17 October 1998. After that date, the Statute was opened for signature in New York, at United Nations Headquarters, where it will be until 31 December 2000.

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