As the International Criminal Court seeks an arrest warrant against the president of Sudan, the Rome Statute, the foundation treaty for the ICC, turns ten years old. (17.07.2008)
The call for an arrest warrant against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir may just be a symbolic move, but Bashir and his cronies will still have to react to the genocide charges, says DW's Stefanie Duckstein. (15.07.2008)
Europe's leaders have called on Sudan to respect the International Criminal Court's decision to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir on genocide and war crimes charges. (14.07.2008)
During a visit to Russia, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that his country needed protection from the US. Al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes.
The US says it will soon end tough sanctions on Sudan, giving it access to the global banking system. But President al-Bashir remains a war crimes suspect, and Sudan stays on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
A Swiss aid worker has been abducted in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region. It comes as Sudan extended a unilateral ceasefire with rebels.
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