Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees to hand over former president to ICC

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees to hand over former president to ICC

- Sudan authorities have decided to hand over a former president, Omar Al-Bashir, who is accused of committing war crimes to the International Criminal Court (ICC)

- Al-Bashir was alleged to have committed war crimes in the conflict that occurred in Sudan’s Darfur region in 2003

- Even before his removal from office, the ICC had been seeking to try him for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity

Sudan is to hand over ousted former president, Omar Al-Bashir, who is accused of war crimes to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

BBC reports that Al-Bashir was accused of committing war crimes in the country's Darfur region in 2003.

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees to hand over former president to ICC

Al-Bashir is accused of committing war crimes in the conflict that occurred in Sudan’s Darfur region in 2003
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Al-Bashir was ousted as president in April 2019. Even before his removal from office, the ICC had been seeking to try him for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity

The UN says that around 300,000 people were killed and 2.5 million were displaced in the war.

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The former president was also charged by Sudan prosecutors over the alleged killing protesters during the demonstrations that led to his ouster.

Meanwhile, following the killings that took place in Borno state in the northeast on Sunday, February 9, the former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to all Nigerians irrespective of their religious, ethnic or political background to intensify the war against Boko Haram insurgents.

Legit.ng reports that he described the insurgent attacks as worrisome and something that needed to be arrested as soon as possible.

Following the killings that took place in Borno state in the northeast on Sunday, February 9, the former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to all Nigerians irrespective of their religious, ethnic or political background to intensify the war against Boko Haram insurgents.

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Legit.ng reports that he described the insurgent attacks as worrisome and something that needed to be arrested as soon as possible.

Atiku said Nigeria can’t afford to stay divided in the face of its common enemy. He made these remarks on Monday, February 10, via his verified Twitter handle.

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