Sudan Begins Voting in Election Al-Bashir Expected to Win

April 13, 2015 5:31 AM

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Sudan has begun voting in an election expected to be won by President Omar al-Bashir, the world's only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges.

As voting began Monday at 8 a.m. (0500 GMT, 1 a.m. EDT), police officers outnumbered voters and polling places stood empty in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. Opposition parties, citing a lack of freedom of speech and assembly in the African country, are boycotting the vote, which includes electing candid...

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