Janjaweed Break Ranks As Sudan President Faces The ICC

03/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The pending indictment of Omar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court, ICC, appears to have eroded critical support for the embattled Sudanese president among his notorious janjaweed militia allies.

Often translated as "devils on horseback", the janjaweed are ethnic-Arab militias who have fought alongside the Sudan Armed Forces, SAF, in Darfur against ethnic African rebels.

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