Intl Court: UN Must Help With the Arrest of Sudan's Leader

March 9, 2015 4:25 PM

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Intl Court: UN Must Help With the Arrest of Sudan's Leader

Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday urged 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 urged the court in 2005 to investigate widespread atrocities in Darfur — a move that led to President Omar al-Bashir being charged with genocide.

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