The Islamist regime shows its true colours as the ICC issues
the arrest warrant for President Omer el Beshir
The arrest warrant for President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir
, which the International Criminal Court issued on 4 March, is a landmark event (AC Vol 50 Nos 2 & 4). For Sudan, the seven charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes confirm the National Congress Party (aka National Islamic Front) regime's ethnic cleansing policy in Darfur. 'He is suspected of being criminally responsible, as an indirect (co-) perpetrator, for internationally directing attacks against an important part of the civilian population of Darfur, Sudan, murdering, exterminating, raping, torturing and forcibly transferring large numbers of civilians, and pillaging their property,' said the ICC.
Mugabe celebrated his 85th birthday as his allies obstructed
Morgan Tsvangirai's team in the new government
It was a grotesque birthday banquet. President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo organised the celebrations. They were in poor taste from both a political and a culinary point...
Mining companies, claims and assets offer hope of wealth to the Zimbabwe government's cronies
The barons of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front are jostling for mineral riches as the power-sharing government struggles to make its mark. They are joined by Chi...