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Sudan Crisis May be Approaching a Climax

 

As long as al-Bashir is under the threat of a trial in the Hague, he will be reluctant to leave power peacefully. Is it time to rescind the ICC indictment against him in return for his resignation or exile?

BY AMBASSADOR HERMA J COHEN

Sudan’s major cities have been rocked by anti-government demonstrations for the past several months. This type of political protest has been rare in the Sudan since the government of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir took power in an “Islamic” military coup in August 1989. Continue reading Sudan Crisis May be Approaching a Climax

ICC President in Corruption Scandal Over Bashir

ICC President – Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi alleged to have received US$17million in her bank account to recruit, coach and fake evidence and witnesses to testify against President Bashir.

By Jessica A Badebye,

The president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is facing calls to resign after it emerged that she may have received financial rewards said to be in millions of dollars to ensure the indictment of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir.

Information reaching The London Evening Post here say that between 2004 and 2015, Argentinian-born ICC President Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi allegedly received into her private bank accounts at Banco Popular in the Virgin Islands, the First Caribbean Bank in the Bahamas and the Congregation B’nai Israel unexplained funds mounting to over US$17million that was allegedly used to bribe witnesses that enabled the ICC to indict the Sudanese leader. Continue reading ICC President in Corruption Scandal Over Bashir