Sudan ‘will defy Darfur warrants’

by Clutch


Sudan’s government has dismissed the warrants of arrest issued by The International Criminal Court for two men suspected of war crimes in Darfur.

“Sudan is not a member of the Statute of Rome – it is not bound by the ICC,” Foreign Minister Lam Akol told the BBC.

Humanitarian Affairs Minister Ahmed Haroun and Janjaweed leader Ali Muhammad Ali Abd al-Rahman, also called Ali Kushayb, are wanted on 51 counts.

Some 200,000 people have died in the four-year Darfur conflict, says the UN.

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  • ceecee

    Right! Like they’d turn themselves in to be tried for war crimes. It’s horrid that a few people are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands, and they’re probably sipping pina coladas somewhere in Europe or Dubai….forkers.

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