February 7, 2011
by Ann Riley
A total of 98.83 percent of nearly 3.8 million southern Sudanese voters voted in favor of secession in last month's Southern Sudan's Independence Referendum, according to the final polling results released Monday by the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission. After the official results were ...[read more]
December 10, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the UN Security Council Thursday that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is deliberately protecting those accused of committing genocide in Darfur. Moreno-Ocampo said that violence has been ongoing and that hundreds ...[read more]
December 2, 2010
by Erin Bock
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday issued an order requesting that the Central African Republic take steps to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and transfer him to the court if he should enter the country for its independence celebrations. As a party to the ICC's Rome ...[read more]
October 26, 2010
by Sarah Posner
The International Criminal Court (ICC) requested Monday that Kenya arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visits the country later this week. Al-Bashir faces seven counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity as well as three charges of genocide in relation to the Darfur conflict. ...[read more]
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]

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