March 5, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
More than 30 human rights and civil society organizations on Tuesday called for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Tuesday was the fifth anniversary of his indictment on five counts of crimes against humanity (murder, torture, rape, extermination, and forcible transfer). In the open ...[read more]
January 14, 2014
by Arjun Mishra
The Sudanese Civil War culminated in an agreement to allow the southern part of the country to succeed if the proposition passed a popular referendum. This was a compromise between the Sudan People's Liberation Movement of the south and the National Congress Party of the north to take a step ...[read more]
September 21, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
On Friday, Amnesty International (AI) called upon members of the UN to demand Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir turn himself in to the International Criminal Court (ICC) where he faces charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide allegedly committed during the Darfur conflict. Al- ...[read more]
September 10, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
A leading Sudan opposition figure jailed in 2004 for an alleged coup attempt was released from prison on Sunday. Yousef Mohammed Saleh Lebis is a member of Sudan's Popular Congress Party (PCP), which is led by Hassan al-Turabi. Lebis' release is a result of the promise made by President Omar al- ...[read more]
July 17, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday urged Nigerian authorities to arrest and surrender Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide allegedly committed in the Darfur conflict. Al-Bashir is currently in Nigeria participating in the Special ...[read more]
April 1, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Monday that he will release all political detainees and renew a commitment to maintain an open dialogue. The president made these statements after implementing a peace agreement with South Sudan. The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) had ...[read more]
February 11, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A UN independent expert on human rights in Sudan, Mashood Adebayo Baderin, on Sunday expressed concern regarding the arrest and detention of political opposition figures by Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). According to media sources, pro-democracy protesters have ...[read more]
July 9, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan was formally recognized as an independent country, becoming the world's 193rd nation. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who had opposed the secession, issued a formal decree accepting the result of a February voter referendum demanding the nation's ...[read more]
June 8, 2012
by Max Slater
The government of Malawi announced on Friday that it will not host the African Union (AU) summit in July after the AU invited Sudanese president and war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir to the summit. Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on genocide and international war crimes ...[read more]
June 8, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 8, 2011, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo issued a statement accusing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir of continued crimes against humanity in Darfur. Ocampo detailed Bashir's crimes, which included genocide, halting dissemination of information about ...[read more]

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