August 30, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan on Sunday urged Kenya to reaffirm its commitment to the International Criminal Court (ICC) after it welcomed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to a celebration for the country's adoption of a new constitution last week. In his statement, Annan expressed his " ...[read more]
August 28, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday reported Kenya to the UN Security Council and the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute over Friday's visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir was in Kenya, an ICC member state, to celebrate the signing of the country's new ...[read more]
July 23, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
Chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno-Ocampo on Thursday called for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, saying that he will eventually face trial before the ICC. Last week, the ICC charged al-Bashir with three counts of genocide in relation to the ...[read more]
July 21, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday urged the country of Chad to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country. Al-Bashir was charged last week by the International Criminal Court (ICC) with three counts of genocide in relation to the Darfur conflict. The genocide ...[read more]
July 12, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday charged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with three counts of genocide in relation to the Darfur conflict. The chamber found that there were reasonable grounds to conclude that Bashir had committed genocide against the Fur, ...[read more]
June 9, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The Ugandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday that the government has changed its position concerning a previous decision not to invite Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to an African Union (AU) summit to be held in Kampala in July. On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni said that ...[read more]
March 5, 2010
by Patrice Collins
The president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Thursday that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will eventually face justice in The Hague. Speaking in London before the British House of Commons, Judge Sang-Hyun Song addressed controversy surrounding the ICC arrest warrant issued one ...[read more]
February 9, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
The African Union (AU) on Monday called for a hybrid court of Sudanese and foreign judges to hear trials of individuals accused of war crimes in Darfur. The AU Implementation Panel, led by former South African president Thabo Mbeki, renewed its request for the combined court a week after the ...[read more]
February 3, 2010
by David Manes
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday reversed a Pre-Trial Chamber decision that denied the application for an arrest warrant on genocide charges against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. The court emphasized that the reversal was procedural in nature, and ...[read more]
February 3, 2010
by Anna Kavalauskas
Prosecutor v. al-Bashir, International Criminal Court, Appeals Chamber, February 3, 2010. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on Omar al-Bashir... ...[read more]

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