Breaking News: International Criminal Court Announces New ‘3 Strikes’ Genocide Policy

From a remarkably credible source:

THE HAGUE—In an effort to crack down on the systematic killing of entire races and ethnic groups, International Criminal Court officials introduced a new “three strikes” policy Monday that mandates harsher punishments for offenders receiving their third genocide conviction. “You get three chances, and that’s it,” said ICC president Sang-Hyun Song, a judge with a reputation for being tough on genocide. “It doesn’t matter if you’re slaughtering rival clans en masse, gassing your own people, or gunning down all males over the age of 15 in front of their families and neighbors. If it’s your third time, we’re throwing the book at you.” According to the ICC, three-time perpetrators of genocide will face stiff fines and have to issue formal public apologies, pending appeals.

Happy April Fools’ Day folks!

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About Mark Kersten

Mark Kersten is the the Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation and a Fellow based at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is also author of the book, 'Justice in Conflict - The Effects of the International Criminal Court's Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace' (Oxford University Press, 2016). The views posted on this blog do not necessarily represent those of the Wayamo Foundation.
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