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Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council resolutions on CAR and Somalia, ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya, Tolerance Day, Americas migrant deaths, Ebola

A recap of Friday’s main stories: The Security Council adopts resolutions on Central African Republic and Somalia: ICC to investigate crimes against Rohingya; UNESCO marks International Day for Tolerance; rise in migrant deaths in the Americas, and encouraging news on Ebola in the DRC.

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Support to ICC must remain “strong”, urges its president

Support to the International Criminal Court (ICC) must remain “strong” and countries should retain their membership, the president of the court has urged.

Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi made the appeal to UN Member States on Monday, during a presentation of her annual report.

Last week, three African countries — South Africa, Burundi and Gambia, announced their intention to withdraw from the Court.

Jocelyne Sambira has the details.

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