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Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister's trip

Tuesday 23 May 2017 16:54

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum.

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South Africa to appear before the ICC

Friday 7 April 2017 10:05

South Africa will appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, in the Netherlands on Friday.

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Chairperson of the Parliament's Justice Committee Mathole Motshekga says will the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act Repeal Bill will be released for public comment.
ICC repeal bill up for public comment

Wednesday 1 February 2017 08:45

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act Repeal Bill is expected to pave the way for South Africa to exit the ICC.

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Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha introduced the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act Repeal Bill.
South Africa's ICC exit imminent

Wednesday 1 February 2017 06:22

The Department of Justice has started making inroads in withdrawing from the ICC.

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DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the decision taken by government is at odds with the country's commitment to international justice and human rights.
DA files urgent Concourt application against ICC withdrawal

Monday 24 October 2016 14:52

The DA has filed an urgent application for direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the Constitutionality of a notice initiating South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC.

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Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Advocate Michael Masutha.
"Al-Bashir situation prompted decision to withdraw from ICC"

Monday 24 October 2016 10:55

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Advocate Michael Masutha says there has never been a country that has arrested a sitting head of state.

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Godi welcomes SA’s move to exit ICC

Monday 24 October 2016 08:32

African People's Convention Leader, Themba Godi, has welcomed cabinet's decision to start the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court.

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Masutha clarifies SA's move on ICC

Friday 21 October 2016 11:11

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has given more details on South Africa's decision to formally start the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, at a media briefing.

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SA plans to leave ICC

Friday 21 October 2016 05:29

Sources say South Africa has sent an “instrument of withdrawal” letter to the UN Secretary General explaining its intention to extract itself from the Rome Statute that established the ICC.

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Omar al-Bashir said African dignity, which is deeply entrenched in the original culture of the African people, has consistently struggled against all forms of suppression.
Sudanese president receives award despite pending ICC charges

Sunday 31 July 2016 07:18

African leaders must sign and ratify all treaties and conventions issued by the African Union (AU) to enhance human rights,said Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir.

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Maimane slams govt's latest move on al-Bashir case

Saturday 9 April 2016 07:20

Mmusi Maimane has criticised the government for filing an application in the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling on the Omar al-Bashir case

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Court ruling on al-Bashir saga no surprise: Expert

Wednesday 16 March 2016 13:39

Constitutional law experts say Tuesday’s Supreme Court of Appeal's decision on the al-Bashir saga, is no surprise.

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Angela Mudukuti says anyone who is charged by the International Criminal Court is not welcome in South Africa.
No one is above the law: Mudukuti

Tuesday 15 March 2016 19:19

SALC Criminal Justice Lawyer Angela Mudukuti says they welcome the decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal that Government had a duty to arrest Sudanese leader, Omar al-Bashir.

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The SALC initially took the matter of government's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to the High Court.
Government has a duty to arrest Bashir: SALC

Tuesday 15 March 2016 16:20

The Southern African Litigation Centre says judgment by the Supreme Court of Appeal makes it clear that South Africa is not a safe haven for war criminals.

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Ugandan opposition calls for international isolation of Museveni

Wednesday 9 March 2016 15:16

Spokesperson of Uganda’s main opposition group, the FDC, has called for President Yoweri Museveni to be isolated by the international community.

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SA defence completes arguments in al-Bashir case

Friday 12 February 2016 13:24

Senior counsel Jeremy Gauntlett has completed his arguments defending the South African government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

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Supreme Court of Appeal to rule on al-Bashir matter

Friday 12 February 2016 07:30

Government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday.

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Govt decision on al-Bashir’s non-arrest to come before court

Thursday 11 February 2016 15:00

Government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir comes before the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday.

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SCA to hear al-Bashir case

Thursday 11 February 2016 11:08

Government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir comes before the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

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Sudan lobbies Africa’s presidents to support lifting of sanctions

Friday 29 January 2016 13:28

The Sudanese government is lobbying African heads of state to support it in its fight for America to drop economic sanctions against the country.

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