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Sudan's President Flees Nigeria With ICC On His Tail

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

ABUJA, Nigeria — Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir has left Nigeria, the spokesman at his embassy said Tuesday, following demands from human rights...

Sitting President Still Wanted on Charges of Genocide In Darfur

Tom Andrews | Posted 09.11.2013 | World
Tom Andrews

Those who have the duty to protect them attack them. Darfuris need international authorities to help end a genocide that should have been stopped years ago.

Will Chad Harbor ICC Indictee Al Bashir?

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

President Omar Al-Bashir will be visiting Chad this coming weekend to participate in the Summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States. The Sudanese president is subject to two arrest warrants for atrocities committed against his own people in Darfur.

Why the U.S. Must Stand Up to Sudan

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 08.31.2011 | World
Rebecca Tinsley

The State Department estimates two million have died in southern Sudan while 300,000 are dead in Darfur thanks to bombing and attacks by the Sudanese armed forces and their militia proxies. The violence continues to this day.

War Again Between North and South Sudan?

John Prendergast | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
John Prendergast

Bashir's government feels certain that it will face no international consequences for its attack on Abyei, which threatens to plunge the North and South Sudan back to full-scale war.

South Sudan: Failed State in Waiting

Rob Crilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Crilly

Al Jazeera's interview with President Omar al Bashir of Sudan just a couple of days before the South votes on secession is making headlines. In it h...

Sudanese Elections: Music & the Vote With NasJota and Girifna

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

What is the experience of those in Sudan who are actively trying to instill the roots of a democracy in their homeland? We couldn't go to Sudan, but in a sense Sudan came to us.

Sudan To Obama: Darfur Is Not 'Genocide'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan's government has criticized President Barack Obama for calling the conflict in Darfur a "genocide." Obama made the comm...

Darfur Genocide: ICC Prosecutors Appeal Dismissal Of Al-Bashir Genocide Charges

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have appealed the tribunal's decision not to indict Sudan's president o...

Sudan War Crimes: ICC, Moreno-Ocampo Under Increased Fire From African Leaders

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When Luis Moreno-Ocampo charged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir with war crimes last year, the International Criminal Court prosecutor was ha...

Darfur Makes Omar al-Bashir Obama's Most Dangerous African Foe

US News and World Report | William J. Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Presidents don't get to choose their first foreign policy crisis. It usually chooses them. For President Clinton, it was the killing of 18 U.S. soldie...

Bashir: Darfur War Criminals Will Be Targeted

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sudan's embattled president told a rally Tuesday that his own officials would track down war criminals in Darfur, dismissing Western attempts to bring...

Natsios Slow Dances with Bashir

John Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Norris

The fact that the ICC would hold Bashir accountable is not the real impediment to peace in Sudan; it is the fact that Bashir keeps committing war crimes.

Bashir At Arab League Summit Given Red-Carpet Welcome

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DOHA, Qatar — Qatar's leader embraced Sudan's president in a red-carpet welcome Sunday as he arrived to attend an Arab Summit in his most brazen...

Bashir Visits Libya, Again Defying ICC Warrant

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir defied an international arrest warrant by travelling to Libya on Thursday to hold talks with leader Muammar Gadd...

Al-Bashir To Visit Egypt Next, Despite Warrant

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The Sudanese president plans to travel to Egypt on Wednesday, in his second venture abroad since the international arrest warrant agains...

Darfur Aid Worker Killed, Possibly Over Satellite Phone

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Armed men have shot dead a Sudanese worker for a Canadian aid group in Darfur in the latest of a string of attacks on international organisations in S...

Al-Bashir Visits Eritrea, Defies ICC Warrant

AP | MOHAMED OSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHARTOUM — Sudan's president traveled to Eritrea Monday, choosing one of Africa's most politically isolated nations for his first trip abroad si...

A Darfuri Speaks Out: Sudan's President Treats My People Like Bargaining Chips

Huffington Post Contributor | Mohamed Suleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On March 4th 2009, the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for the arrest of President of Sudan Omer Al-Bashir. Within hours, Al-Bashir orde...

Darfur: Doctors Without Borders Workers Abducted

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Armed men burst into an aid agency compound in Darfur and kidnapped three Westerners, heightening fears that foreigners will b...

Al-Bashir Indictment: Why Africans Are Divided Over The Decision

Obakeng Mfaladi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Obakeng Mfaladi

The ICC is not seen as a free and fair court in Africa and decisions like the indictment of Omar Al-Bashir, as right as they are, tend to be seen as biased toward the continent. They will do more harm than good if not handled more diplomatically.

Bashir: Arrest Warrant Part Of A New 'Colonialism'

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Even before Sudan's president expelled aid groups from Darfur following an international warrant seeking his arrest, diarrhea ...

Sudan Aid Ban: UN Warns Of `Irrevocable Damage'

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that Sudan's expulsion of 13 major aid groups will cause irrevocable damage to...

Good News for Darfur

Lloyd Axworthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lloyd Axworthy

The International Security Council must now resist the temptation to interfere with court proceedings as it grapples with the situation in Darfur.

ICC: Bashir Warrant Is Warning to Abusive Leaders (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

(New York, March 4, 2009) - The International Criminal Court's (ICC) issuance of an arrest warrant for President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan signals that ...