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Sudanese President's Response To Arrest Warrant: 'Eat' It

04/03/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir, told the international criminal court yesterday to "eat" the arrest warrant it is expected to issue against him today for war crimes committed in Darfur.

Bashir, who will become the first head of state sought by the permanent court, made a defiant speech in front of thousands of people who burnt an effigy of the ICC chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, yesterday.

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