Sudan suspect wanted for Darfur crimes says 'prefers' ICC trial

Darfur crimes suspect Ahmed Haroun

The then Sudanese Second Vice President Ali Osman Taha (left) and the then State Governor Ahmed Haroun (centre) shake hands with town officials upon their arrival at Al-Majlad in the state of South Kordofan in central Sudan on August 4, 2010. 

Photo credit: Ashraf Shazly | AFP

What you need to know:

  • In 2007, the ICC issued an arrest warrant for Haroun citing 42 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape, torture, persecution and pillaging.

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