International Justice Monitor

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Bending Towards International Justice

NEW YORK – This week’s hurried departure by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from South Africa, where African Union heads of state were convening, has spared him arrest for now. But the Pretoria High Court order that he defied, which enforced a warrant from the International Criminal Court charging him with genocide and crimes against humanity, marks a step forward in the fight against impunity.

Read more at http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/war-crimes-icc-justice-by-james-a-goldston-2015-06#tsW6ZJJXktYzOeG6.99

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