Category: International

African Union Asks Security Council to Quit on Darfur

As previously reported, the ICC prosecution of Sudan’s leader Omar al-Bashir has had its share of challenges. Yesterday, the African Union threw another monkey wrench into an already shaky machinery. The African Union is an international organization of all African nations except Morocco. The organization, which is expected to name...

Upping the Ante in Darfur: ICC Prosecutor Warns of Reprisals

  A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Omar al-Bashir had announced a unilateral ceasefire in an attempt to avoid being formally charged by the International Criminal Court. ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo had asked that al-Bashir be charged personally with multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and...