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Wednesday, 4 March 2009
Bashir Arrest Warrant Issued
An arrest warrant for war crimes and crimes against humanity was issued against President Bashir of Sudan today by a Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court: http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/doc/doc639096.pdf. The majority of the Pre-Trial Chamber dismissed the application for an arrest warrant for the crime of genocide.