Sudan's president cancels trip to Indonesia

April 21, 2015 2:23 AM

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Sudan's president cancels trip to Indonesia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir at the last minute canceled a trip to Indonesia for a summit this week, a government official said, in what would have been his first trip outside of Africa or the Middle East in nearly four years.

Bashir's plan to attend the Asia-African leaders conference in Jakarta sparked protests among rights groups, who want the president to be arrested.

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