Omar al-Bashir and international law

Even if it fails much of the time, the ICC is a worthwhile enterprise.

UN Photo: Tim McKulka
Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, in 2010.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2015 10:12 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 06/25/2015 12:11 pm EDT

Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, facing an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, fled from an African Union summit earlier this month before the conference ended. The South African High Court was going to order him arrested and handed over to the ICC, but the South African government let him fly out of a military airport near Pretoria.

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