Uncertainty with Sudan's al-Bashir continues...

South Africa has said that it is not responsibility for the government to arrest al-Bashir

Uncertainty with Sudan's al-Bashir continues...

World Bulletin / News Desk

The South African goverments has said that the refusal to let Sudanese President Omar al Bashir out of the country is not acceptable.

In a report by news analyst Ibrahim Tigli for World Bulletin, from Cape Town, South Africa, he ruling ANC party has announced that they are against the ruling for the president to leave. It said that they did not have any authorisation for the arrest and that is chances of arrest were very low.

Previously, South Africa had said that as a member of the International Criminal Court, they would surrender al-Bashir to the court.


Omar al-Bashir had come to South Africa on invitation to the Africa Union and so had been assured of security of a safe return to his country.


The ICC in statement said that the court had previously issued two warrants for his arrest and in doing so had requested South Africa to put in place efforts for his arrest.

As a member state to the ICC, South Africa has the right to arrestr al-Bashir. During the April elections which al-Bashir had won another term, the ICC has charged al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

The court has said that thousands of people have lost their lives in Darfur as a resut of al-Bashir, and had issued warrants for his arrest in 2009 and 2010.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 15 Haziran 2015, 11:00