05 July 2017 by Benjamin Duerr, The Hague (The Netherlands)
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) rule on Thursday whether South Africa had the obligation to arrest the president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, during an official visit. What are the legal and political issues at stake?
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is bringing three charges of genocide against Sudanese president Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir for crimes committed in Darfur. This is the second arrest warrant the court has issued against Bashir.