Darfuri, Sudanese Diaspora Leaders Worldwide Issue Letter of Support for Bashir Arrest Warrant, Accountability in Darfur
In letter leaders commend U.N. Security Council, ICC support for pursuit of justice in
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The full text of the letter appears below.
To: Member States of United Nations Security Council
As concerned leaders of Darfuri and Sudanese diaspora organizations and communities, we would like to express our gratitude to the United Nations Security Council for authorizing and continuing to allow the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate crimes in
Over the last several months, al-Bashir’s regime and his allies have tried to argue that allowing the ICC to continue its investigations in
We believe that the ICC sets an example for international institutions. It promotes global peace through the pursuit of justice and can prove that no one is above the law by holding al-Bashir accountable. Therefore, we urge the Council to support the ICC and to ensure that al-Bashir and other architects and perpetrators of the genocide against our people are arrested and brought to justice.
For us, the ICC’s work and the warrant for al-Bashir’s arrest represent a chance to finally end, not only these crimes, but decades of injustice that the people of
As Darfuri and Sudanese diaspora leaders, we believe there will be no lasting peace in
Darfuri and Sudanese Representatives of Diaspora Organizations and Communities in
For a full list of signatories to the letter, please visit www.savedarfur.org/icc.
SOURCE Save Darfur Coalition