ICC issues a warrant of arrest for Omar Al Bashir, President of Sudan

UPDATE: Sudan is asking  foreign aid agencies such as Save the Children UK, which is helping 50,000 needy children, OXFAM, CARE,  IRC, Mercy Corps, MSF, PeaceKeepers, as a response to the arrest warrant by the ICC.



Court Issues Warrant for Arrest of Sudan’s President (NY Times 3/4/2009)

the warrant of arrest

Answering Your Darfur Questions

Who is the ICC and where does their authority come from?
Why does the US  not recognize the authority of the International Criminal Court?
Who is Omar and why is he in so much trouble?
Is Omar guilty as charged?
Will he be arrested?
What is the relationship between Omar and the genocide of Darfur?
Should the ICC, or any governing authority, have the authority to put heads of state and former heads of state up for trial?
What would be a just punishment for Omar Al Bashir?

This is a FAQ that does not provide any answers- anyone want to take a stab at answering these questions?


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