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"Accession highlights ICC's role as key actor in field of int'l criminal justice at time of dynamic changes in region," ICC statement says.
Tunisia, whose demonstrations inspired the so-called 'Arab Spring' uprisings across the region, on Friday became the first North African state to join the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Tunisia is the 116th country to sign the Rome Statute, which established the world's first permanent war crimes court in The Hague. Having signed the necessary documents to join the ICC, Tunisia will become a party to the treaty on Sept. 1, which will subject it to the court's jurisdiction….