Sudan: Bashir’s First Deputy Prefers ICC to Darfur Court

Ahmed Haroun, former Sudanese interior minister and first deputy of ousted President Omar Al-Bashir, announced on Tuesday that he would prefer to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, rather than be tried in his country. The ICC issued arrest warrants for Al-Bashir, Haroun, former Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Hussein and leader of Janjaweed militia Ali Kushayb in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012, on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the western Darfur region. readmore

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