SUDAN WATCH: Sudan wants ICC Kony trial delayed

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Sudan wants ICC Kony trial delayed

The Southern Sudanese government has said it wants the International Criminal Court to delay the trial of rebel leader Joseph Kony to give way for peace negotiations. The Vice President, Mr Riek Machar, said on Tuesday that the Hague-based ICC should publicly endorse his government's peace initiative with the LRA. - Monitor Online June 21, 2006.

Note, UK agrees to jail Charles Taylor. The British government has agreed that former Liberian leader Charles Taylor could serve a prison sentence in the UK, if he is convicted of war crimes. This paves the way for his trial to start in The Hague, after other European countries refused to host him. - BBC June 15, 2006. - via Uganda Watch.

June 21 2006 Sudan opposes UN in Darfur because it fears too many of its allies will end up in an international criminal court - Turabi

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