News / / 02.11.20

Washington Post: Sudan official says government agrees to send suspected war criminals to International Criminal Court

A high-ranking Sudanese government official signaled on Tuesday that the country would refer citizens who are accused of war crimes to the International Criminal Court — a group that would include Omar Hassan al-Bashir, a former leader of the country.

Bashir, who is accused of crimes against humanity in Sudan’s Darfur region, was deposed by the military in April after 30 years in power. But the official, Mohammed Hassan al-Taishi, did not mention Bashir by name in his statement, which came during peace talks with rebel groups that Bashir once fought against in a prolonged and bloody war…

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