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Rome Statute   Afghanistan acceded to the Rome Statute on 10 February 2003
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Afghanistan has not acceded to the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement Signed September 20, 2002 (executive agreement).
Implementing Legislation In March 2005, the government set up a technical Commission to follow through with the implementing legislation process. One year later, the Commission was expanded to incorporate other actors. One of the NGO Commission members has prepared a preliminary draft on ICC implementing legislation which received comments and inputs from various actors involved in the implementation process. The draft was then presented to the Ministry of Justice and AIHRC introduced a legal adviser for further assistance, however, there has not been any further advance in relation to the process throughout 2009. The Rome Statute and the Rules of Procedure and Evidence have been translated into Dari.
Country Updates
NGO Media Statements
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Afghanistan Watch
18 July 2013
Afghanistan Watch Calls on the Afghan State to Fulfill its Obligations as an ICC Member State
Amnesty International
26 Aug 2015
Amnesty International
13 Sept 2012
Afghanistan: Defer vote to appoint intelligence director accused of torture
Amnesty International
09 Apr 2013
Afghanistan: Urgent need to protect civilians following fresh attacks
Amnesty International
03 June 2013
Amnesty International called on NATO to address human rights in Afghanistan in a meeting on the country’s future this week
Amnesty International
14 May 2015
Afghanistan: Taliban’s atrocious attacks on civilians show contempt for human life
Amnesty International
09 Oct 2013
Afghanistan: Protection of civilians must improve as security transition looms