Incoming ICC prosecutor says leaders should resist blackmail


The incumbent chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has said that some countries are still being blackmailed by suspected war criminals.

Fatou Bensouda, originally from The Gambia, said world leaders should resist pressure from suspects that threatened to kill people unless arrest warrants against them were dropped.

Karen Allen spoke with Mrs Bensouda in Cape Town.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.