Sudan to send toppled leader Omar al-Bashir to ICC to face war crimes charges



Sudan's ruling council has announced it will hand ousted president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. He is wanted by the ICC for war crimes, crimes against humanity and committing genocide. He has denied the allegations. Bashir was forced from office in April last year by the military after nationwide protests against his 30-year rule. He has stood trial in Sudan on corruption charges and was sentenced to two years in jail in December. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now More follows… Independent news email Only the best news in your inbox Enter your...

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