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Vol 48 No 5

Published 2nd March 2007


Sudan

First steps

The International Criminal Court has laid the main responsibility for war crimes in Darfur on the Khartoum regime. The ICC Prosecutor's Application says 'The majority of civilian deaths [occurred] during attacks on towns and villages... by the Militia/Janjaweed either singly or together with Sudanese Armed Forces'. On 27 February, the ICC indicted former judge Colonel Ali Mohamed Harun on 51 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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