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Sudan’s al-Bashir now is held in Khartoum prison


Omer al-Bashir declares the state of emergency on 22 February 2019 (SUNA photo)
April 17, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s ousted President Omer al-Bashir has been transferred to Kober prison in the capital Khartoum late on Tuesday.

His transfer to the prison ends rumours about his travel to outside the country.

Reuters, citing prison officials, said that he was being held in solitary confinement under tight guard.

The former president previously was held in his residence inside the army headquarters.

Sudanese military who have overthrown him last Thursday refuse to hand al-Bashir over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicating their preference for Sudanese court.

In line with the Rome Statute of the ICC, the courts at the national level should deal with cases of war crimes, genocide and crime against humanity. The ICC is complementary to those national jurisdictions.

After the coup d’état, the Sudanese military say they decided to topple al-Bashir on 11 April because he had ordered them to use violence to disperse thousands of protesters outside the army headquarters.

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  • 17 April 2019 14:28, by Landlord

    Bashir can plan well for himself, calm down. He wants to rest after this long period since 1989.

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    • 18 April 2019 06:53, by Midit Mitot

      Omer Albashir had predicted his prison, saying that from being a president than to Mogamber (grave) that,s exactly happening now.

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  • 17 April 2019 15:03, by Mapuor

    "Dunia maa dawama wallah. Great dictator and murderer is now behind bars. You must pay for the crimes that you committed when in power yaa Bashir .Anything has an end .

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    • 17 April 2019 22:33, by Malakal county Simon

      May Yoweri Museveni follow the same fate!! Oops, i forgotten that Ugandans are cowards unlike Sudanese

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      • 18 April 2019 06:57, by Midit Mitot

        M7 is going out sooner, the most criminal in East Africa

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        • 18 April 2019 07:02, by Midit Mitot

          Juba will even follow Khartoum regime change after this peace revitalization agreement.

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  • 17 April 2019 17:10, by garrak1520

    Time for others dictators (next door dictator) and others to open their eyes. Steer back the vessel toward people wish or end up like Mr.Bechir, Bouteflika.

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  • 17 April 2019 23:06, by ARLIWA

    Hi associates in the neighboring South Sudan will soon face the same.

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    • 18 April 2019 11:10, by Pakuai

      I wish Mr. Omar Hassan El Bashir was remanded iesen ’sigin Kobar’ but as far as l am concerned, Mr. El Bashir is comfortably at his home. All these nonsenses are just pieces of propaganda to cover the veneer at the gullibles>>>

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      • 18 April 2019 11:22, by Pakuai

        like Mr. Midit Motot losers who don’t know working intrigues of the their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. This is what is being played around our lowly informed losers. ’That the so-called juus (so-called israelis) NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT would be started Jerusalem and would span>>>

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        • 18 April 2019 11:32, by Pakuai

          to Tigris rivers, Euphrates River and right up to our Nilotic valleys and plains. And this so-called NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT would be financed by the gulf Arab states, rich juus (so-called israelis) from Wall Street, Indians, Asians, Europeans, Americans and even rich Africans>>>

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          • 18 April 2019 11:42, by Pakuai

            And that so-called UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT would be HREALDED IN by the so-called ’most powerful sovereign’ of the US, the UK, France, their evil juus (so-called israelis) and be financed by their gulf Arab states and rich mates with their stashed away cash in London>>>

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  • 18 April 2019 16:33, by Kenyang ll

    All gratitude to brave Sudanese people. Now for fist time in along time Sudanese entirely have choice how they want to live their life. In 1989 Cdr John Garang warned us of new strong Islamist military in power in Khartoum but jokingly said they know little about Sudanese.

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