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Sudan says its courts should handle abuses, not international courts

Sudan insists its courts should prosecute alleged perpetrators of human rights abuses in Darfur despite calls by the United States and other Security Council members for international trials – though they disagree where. Sudan’s first vice president, Ali Osman Mohammed Taha, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that the government believes it has the will, commitment and legal expertise to prosecute those accused of atrocities to justice. “We are here to persuade the Security Council to see the wisdom and the rationale in bringing those accused before trial in Sudan,” Taha told reporters afterwards. “And we strongly believe that there are no grounds to taking suspects outside the country.” Full Story

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