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July 14 , 2008

China 'fuelling war in Darfur'  14/07-2008 10:41  (BBC News)

CNN exclusive: ICC prosecutor on Darfur charges  14/07-2008 10:40  (CNN)
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is seeking the arrest of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on charges of genocide in a five-year campaign of violence in the country's Darfur region.

Prosecutor to unveil Darfur case, seek warrant  14/07-2008 05:09  (Washington Post)
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- An International Criminal Court prosecutor is expected to seek an arrest warrant charging Sudan's president with genocide and crimes against humanity on Monday when he reveals details of his investigation into war crimes in Darfur.

Sudanese Protest War Crimes Case Against President at Scripted Rally in Capital  13/07-2008 20:16  (The New York Times)
DAKAR, Senegal Thousands of people took to the streets of Sudan’s tense capital on Sunday in a carefully choreographed protest against the expected request by the International Criminal Court to arrest President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on war crimes charges.

... and why he should stay home  13/07-2008 04:28  (LA Times)
Olympic balancing acts Why Bush is going... Bush has squandered an enormous opportunity. Beijing has been notoriously indifferent to traditional diplomatic pressure, but it has leaped into action to protect the Games.

Why Darfur Still Bleeds  12/07-2008 14:49  (The New York Times)
On a recent hot, dusty June day, Susana Malcorra was standing in the middle of embattled Darfur, just outside the central town of Nyala, watching scarce earth-moving equipment chew into the sandy, rolling terrain dotted with shrubs and low trees.

Darfur Rebels Welcome Any ICC Warrant For Bashir  12/07-2008 08:14  (The New York Times)
Filed at 7:38 a.m. ET KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Darfur's main rebel groups said on Saturday any arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court (ICC) for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir would be a triumph for justice.

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