Burundi's government has announced it intends for the country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. The move has been unanimously approved by cabinet. The next step is for parliament to approve the bill and legalise the withdrawal. Burundi's Vice President Gaston Sindimwo has accused the ICC of violating the rights of Africans. He maintains the country is ready to face the consequences of a withdrawal. Burundi joins a growing list of African countries that want to withdraw from the ICC.