Posted by: africanpressorganization | 19 May 2009

Darfur / Appearance of Mr. Abu Garda at the International Criminal Court / Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General

 


 

 

Darfur / Appearance of Mr. Abu Garda at the International Criminal Court / Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General

 

NEW YORK, May 19, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General takes note of the voluntary appearance of Mr. Bahr Idriss Abu Garda before the International Criminal Court on 18 May 2009, in response to charges of war crimes committed on 29 September 2007 at the Haskanita base of the African Union Mission in Sudan.  The Secretary-General commends the Court’s efforts to ensure accountability for crimes against peacekeepers and emphasizes that the United Nations respects the independence of the Court and its judicial process.

 

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United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General



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