This file photo taken on May 17, 2015 shows Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza standing at the President's office in Bujumbura as he made his first official appearance since an attempted coup against him this week. / AFP / CARL DE SOUZA
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Burundi will withdraw from the International Criminal Court, months after the court said it will investigate violence sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election, an official said.Sindimwo accused the court of violating the rights of Africans.Some African countries have threatened a withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty that created the ICC, accusing the court of disproportionately targeting the continent. The ICC in April said it will investigate the violence.
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