European Union condemns Uganda and Djibouti for not arresting President Bashir

Flag of the European Union (File photo)

Flag of the European Union (File photo)

July 10th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The European Union has condemned two governments of Uganda and Djibouti for not arresting and handing over Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Sudan’s Western region of Darfur.

The International Criminal Court issued two arrest warrants, one in 2009 and the other in 2010 both of which accused Bashir of committing crimes against humanity in the Sudan’s Darfur region.

In a statement seen by the Nyamilepedia on Tuesday, said they condemns and regret the stand by the Ugandan and Djibouti governments not to arrest Al-Bashir in order to hand him to the ICC that want Al-Bashir for crime against humanity.

“The European Union and its Member States regret that Djibouti and Uganda, both States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), did not comply with their obligations under international law and as State Parties to the ICC and did not surrender President Al-Bashir to the Court,” read a statement by the High Representative of the EU.

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