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African Union (AU)
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Objectives: to achieve greater unity among African States; to defend states' integrity and independence; to accelerate political, social, and economic integration; to encourage international cooperation; to promote democratic principles and institutions. The AU is the biggest and the most important intergovernmental organization in the continent with the widest objectives including various issues.

Members (53): all African countries (except Morocco)
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
Human Rights Watch
25 Aug 2014
African States: Reject Immunity for Leaders
IBA
09 July 2014
IBA and SALC express alarm at AU’s endorsement of immunity for heads of state
Amnesty International
01 July 2014
AU Summit decision a backward step for international justice
Amnesty International
20 June 2014
AU Summit: Government leaders must not grant themselves immunity for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity
FIDH
20 June 2014
The 23rd Summit of the African Union must focus on peace, security and justice
FIDH
20 June 2014
Immunity of Heads of State and Government for International Crimes ? The African Union must act with coherence and political courage
Human Rights Watch
12 May 2014
African Union: Reject Immunity for Leaders
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