Ban: Bashir should cooperate with ICC

02/11/2009 | SeattlePI.com

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to cooperate with the International Criminal Court if it decides to issue a warrant for his arrest -- a decision that may come at any time. If the ICC decides to pursue Bashir on charges of genocide, it will mark the first time a sitting leader has been called up before the war crimes tribunal. Bashir is accused of encouraging Muslim militias to kill and terrorize ethnic Africans in Darfur after a rebellion in 2003. The ICC's decision may coincide with peace talks between Bashir's government and one of two main rebel groups.

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