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July 11 , 2008

Sudan 'crimes charges' worry UN  11/07-2008 10:43  (BBC)
UN officials fear reports of an imminent indictment against Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir could endanger the lives of peacekeepers in Darfur.

China fears Darfur charges fallout ahead of Games  11/07-2008 06:34  (Yahoo! UK and Ireland)
BEIJING (Reuters) - China fears the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's likely charging of top Sudanese officials will intensify conflict over Darfur just as Beijing readies for Olympic Games, sources and experts said on Friday.

Michigan expected to divest from Sudan  11/07-2008 02:41  (Kalamazoo Gazette)
LANSING, Mich. (AP) â Michigan likely will soon join a growing list of states planning to pull public pension investments from companies that do business with Sudan and other nations accused of government-supported genocide or terrorism.

No Olympic Medal for Bush  11/07-2008 01:10  (The Wall Street Journal)
As U.S. congressional leaders disbanded for the July Fourth holiday last week, the White House quietly released travel schedules confirming that President Bush will attend the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games.

The Pursuit of Justice vs. the Pursuit of Peace  10/07-2008 20:01  (The New York Times)
DAKAR, Senegal When Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, reported to the United Nations Security Council last month, he painted a dire tableau of death, rape and dispossession in Darfur, saying the entire state apparatus was involved in a five-year campaign of terror there.

Khartoum, Darfur rebels use child soldiers: U.N. rights  10/07-2008 13:18  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's government and Darfur's rebel groups are all using child soldiers in violation of international law, the U.N. rights rapporteur in Sudan Sima Samar said on Thursday.

ICC Prosecutor to Open New Sudan Case Next Week  10/07-2008 12:55  (The New York Times)
Filed at 12:46 p.m. ET AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will open a new case on Monday on crimes committed in Sudan's Darfur region and is expected to charge senior government officials.

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