Kenyan Parliament Urges Withdrawal From ICC

Kenya’s parliament has voted for the country to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, where President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy are due to be tried for crimes against humanity.

Thursday’s vote followed a tense debate and a walkout by opposition lawmakers. Even if Kenya formalizes its withdrawal from the court, however, the action would have mo effect on the pending trials.

Parliamentary majority leader Aden Duale said leaving the ICC would …