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“This is a Joke.” Sudanese FM Denies Chemical Weapons Allegations

Darfur Chemical Weapons
Speaking to ‘Talk To Al Jazeera’, Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour denies his government has used chemical weapons in Darfur, and says President Bashir will never go to court to face the ICC’s genocide accusations. (Photo: Al Jazeera)

By Al Jazeera,

Sudanese foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour has denied his government used chemical weapons against its citizens, dismissing allegations as “a joke.”

In October 2016, Amnesty called for an international investigation into “dozens of suspected chemical weapons attacks against civilian populations over the past nine months” in Jebel Marra, citing “credible evidence of horrific injuries and estimates of up to 250 deaths.” Continue reading “This is a Joke.” Sudanese FM Denies Chemical Weapons Allegations

South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC

Who will be next to withdraw from the ICC? Other nations are stepping up the rhetoric against the court which they say is biased against African states.

By TesfaNews,

Just over two weeks after Burundi confirmed its intentions to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), South Africa has formally notified the United Nations (UN) secretary general, Ban Ki-moon about its desire to quit the world body. Continue reading South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC