International Court urges UN Security Council action over failure to arrest Sudan's president

March 9, 2015 3:18 PM

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International Court urges UN Security Council action over failure to arrest Sudan's president

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2014 Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir speaks after meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday March 9, 2015 have called on the U.N. Security Council to "take the necessary measures" to tackle Sudan's persistent refusal to arrest the country's president and send him to The Hague to stand trial on charges of orchestrating genocide in Darfur. It was the Security Council that called on the Hague-based court in 2005 to investigate widespread atrocities in Darfur — a move that led to President Omar al-Bashir being charged with genocide. (AP Photo/Ali Ngethi, File) (The Associated Press)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Judges at the International Criminal Court have called on the U.N. Security Council to "take the necessary measures" to tackle Sudan's persistent refusal to arrest the country's president and send him to The Hague to stand trial on charges of orchestrating genocide in Darfu...

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