Bashir ICC extradition up to civilian govt, Sudan says - News Summed Up

Bashir ICC extradition up to civilian govt, Sudan says


The ICC charges against Bashir, which include a genocide allegation added in 2010, stem from a rebellion launched in Darfur in 2003. "The decision whether to extradite [Bashir] to ICC will be made by a popularly elected government and not the transitional military council," military council member Jalaluddin Sheikh told journalists during a visit to the Ethiopian capital. ICC CHARGESThe council has pledged a two-year transition period and also said it would not send Bashir or any other Sudanese citizen to the ICC. The ICC charges against Bashir, which include a genocide allegation added in 2010, stem from a rebellion launched in Darfur in 2003. This included to ICC member states South Africa and Jordan, which under the court's founding Rome Statute had an obligation to arrest him.


Source: Daily Nation April 16, 2019 05:26 UTC



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