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Here’s How Easily a Wanted War Criminal Can Travel the Globe – Defense One

Here’s How Easily a Wanted War Criminal Can Travel the Globe – Defense One

President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has clocked in thousands of miles flying across the world since 2009, despite being a wanted war criminal.The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for al-Bashir’s arrest seven years ago today (Mar. 4) for his role in the Darfur genocide, accusing him of overseeing murder, extermination, forcible transfer, rape, and torture, as well as directing pillaging and other attacks against civilians. The warrant has not stopped the dictator—one of the longest serving in the world—from traveling 74 times to 21 countries since then, seemingly without fear of prosecution.

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