The African Union (AU) has called for the mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

However, the resolution is non-binding, with Nigeria and Senegal opposing a withdrawal.

South Africa and Burundi have already decided to withdraw, accusing the ICC of undermining their sovereignty and unfairly targeting Africans.

The ICC denies the allegation, insisting it is pursuing justice for victims of war crimes in Africa.

According to BBC News, the AU took the decision on Tuesday following a divisive debate at its annual heads of state of summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Part of the resolution also said the AU would hold talks with the UN Security Council to push for the ICC to be reformed.

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