Sunday, November 21, 2010

Al-Bashir to attend IGAD summit on Sudan in Ethiopia

Al-Bashir is hounded by two warrants issued for his arrest by the International Criminal Court (ICC) which in March 2009 charged him with war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the course of the eight-year conflict in Sudan’s western region of Darfur. The Sudanese leader denies the charges and denigrates them as part of a Western ploy to topple his regime. The IGAD summit was originally scheduled to be held in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on October 30 but it was later relocated to Addis Ababa to avert a potential diplomatic crisis over Al-Bashir attendance. Read more...


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