The ICC prosecutor has applied for an arrest warrant for Mr. Bashir on charges of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. The Court has announced its intention to rule from The Hague, Netherlands, on March 4. The court’s ruling is expected at 8am.EST, 2pm in The Hague, Netherlands.
“For the first time in a quarter-century, Sudan has a chance for peace throughout the entire country. On the face of it, this assertion seems counterintuitive – even preposterous. Darfur is burning, and the historic 2005 agreement that brought peace between northern and southern Sudan is at risk of collapse. Sudan scholars throughout the world busy their days penning academic dirges, and diplomats despair. We’ve seen that many of California’s anti-genocide activists are losing hope as well.”
Justice and peace in Sudan, an op-ed by John Prendergast and Omer Ismail, can be read in it’s entirety at Sign on San Diego.