ICC Prosecutor Kareem Khan has stated that Sierra Leone is a proud nation with a crucial role in the international justice system.
He shared this insight during an encounter with the Minister of Information and Civic Education, Chernor Bah, who sought to understand the significance of his discussion with the President.
Kareem Khan emphasized that Sierra Leone has been honored by its election as one of the three African countries to serve as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council for the 2024/2025 term
He stated that there has been substantial support from the country for the Special Court and the ICC, and they want to ensure that they can rely on Sierra Leone’s continued support.
“We want to make sure that we can count on Sierra Leone, work with Sierra Leone and benefit from sierra Leone’s leadership in terms of international justice” he stated, adding that the court is driven by one principle being the equality of humanity and the lives of people in the global circle.
He said, it was great meeting presidPresident Biofortify the bond of trust and to look at ways in which justice can be felt by the people of Sierra Leone.