Omar Al Bashir
Justice Minister Michael Masutha to submit government's plans to withdraw from the Rome Statute to Parliament.
"The consequences are just too big for the country."
“It appears that the government of South Africa has accepted its obligations to cooperate with the court under its domestic legal framework.”
Pretoria "had the ability to arrest and surrender him and chose not to do so".
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The president of Sudan, Omar-al Bashir can more easily turn his back on his own victims than he can to outcries from the rest of the world. The second we consider the situation in Sudan as hopeless, the second it becomes so.
It is bad enough that the international community averts its eyes from the state-sponsored horror that persists in Darfur and elsewhere in Sudan... We compound Darfur's suffering by failing to use our leverage in the region to ensure Bashir faces justice at the ICC.
This week Darfur 10 - a campaign led by a coalition of NGO's including Waging Peace - petitioned the British government to help stop the violence. It is a clear reminder that although we should remember the hundreds of thousands who have already lost their lives, the international community must be reminded of those still suffering the consequences of this decade long conflict.
A Foreign Office minister has called on Chad to arrest Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir on war crimes, genocide crimes against
The local human rights group, Sudan Change Now, claims the riot was the result of the regime's "purposeful misinformation and propaganda and hate speech."
Here in Sudan's Nuba Mountains the war isn't nearly over. It's escalating as skirmishes between north and South Sudan become bigger battles. The war is widening and more people are dying - and one day we will ask whether we did enough to stop it.
Raising awareness of Kony and his crimes is surely a good thing. For one, it reminds us to remember his many victims. Unfortunately, however, making war criminals famous is clearly not enough.
The ICC is a worthy institution only if we are consistent in applying our lofty values. In Sudan, we must implement the UN resolutions targeting the architects of this long-running genocide. Only then will the world's mass murderers take us at our word.
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