ICC should drop charges against al-Bashir if he steps down, says Mo Ibrahim
Three weeks of bloody protests calling for Sudan's Omar al-Bashir’s departure have left more than 40 people dead.
Three weeks of bloody protests calling for al-Bashir’s departure have left more than 40 people dead.
Sudanese telecoms billionaire Mo Ibrahim awards an annual prize of $5-million for good governance to a former African leader.
He says he hates impunity.
But there is a case for lifting the ICC indictment against the Sudanese president, conditional on his stepping down if it will save lives and spare Sudan a bloody civil war.
The ICC charge, dating back to 2009, alleges that the president engaged in crimes against humanity in putting down a separatist rebellion in Darfur.
(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)