Latest International response to the War in Darfur Stories
By From news reports Sudanese state TV broadcast a statement from the country's ruling party predicting that the president's expected indictment for crimes against humanity would only push Darfur "into more violence and blood." The statement from President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's National Congress Party called the anticipated case against him "irresponsible cheap political blackmail" with no legal basis.
By Lydia Polgreen Thousands of people took the streets of Sudan's tense capital Sunday in a carefully choreographed protest against the expected request for an arrest warrant on war crimes charges for President Omar al-Bashir by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir was accused of genocide and crimes against humanity Monday by the International Criminal Court prosecutor.
Diplomats say they fear there could be a violent backlash from word that the president of Sudan might be charged with crimes against humanity.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Embassy of Republic of Sudan, Information office, +1- 202-338-8565, +1-202-667-2406 WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Criminal Courts prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo recently addressed the United Nations where he urged the Security Council to exert pressure on the Government of Sudan to extradite two individuals who the court has charged with crimes against humanity, accusing them of orchestrating violence in Darfur by arming and...
Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 8 July The leader of a Darfur rebel group announced that he will be making his first visit to the United States this week.
By New York Times News Service DAKAR, Senegal -- Seven international peacekeepers were killed and 22 wounded in a brazen day ambush by heavily armed men in trucks and on horseback in the Sudanese province of Darfur, U.N. officials said Wednesday.
Seven peacekeepers were killed and 22 more were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, U.N. officials said. Seven of the wounded soldiers were listed in critical condition, the United Nations said in a news release. The attack began about 2:45 p.m.
One peacekeeper was killed and 19 others were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, say U.N. officials. Six other members of the international peacekeeping patrol are missing, Shereen El Zorba, a spokeswoman for the U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur told CNN.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned Sudan on Tuesday it would be responsible for any worsening of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur if African Union forces left because of a standoff with Khartoum over control of the mission.
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