News from Sudan
Local Initiative reports 22 missing persons
Vehicle attempts to run over social media activist
Leader of political party beaten by police
SUDAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
On March 4th, 2009, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it had issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al Bashir on seven charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes. It is the first time the ICC has issued an arrest warrant for a sitting head of state.