Posts Tagged ‘International Criminal Court’

Although the Arab-dominated Sudanese government initially threatened a return to fundamental Islamist rule in the predominantly Black country if any “citizen” showed support for the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court for President Omar al-Bashir, who has ignored the warrant, it appears the government will allow its Black citizens in Darfur to starve […]


  Update (3/5/09) – According to the United Nations, the government of Sudan ordered humanitarian organizations in Darfur to leave and seized the agencies’ assets, in response to the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant for President Omar al-Bashir (above). Pray. Update (3/4/09): The International  Criminal Court ignored warnings of the possibility of increased violence in Sudan and issued […]


Ahead of the planned peace talks with Sudan’s most feared rebel group, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), in the Darfur conflict, the Sudanese government has agreed to release 24 detainees as a gesture of goodwill. In turn, JEM officials have agreed to release 21 government soldiers. Sudan’s Arab president, Omar al-Bashir, met with the emir […]