OMAR AL-BASHIR is wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity: he has been indicted by the International Criminal Court for directing a campaign of mass killing, rape, and pillage against civilians in Darfur. The ANC-led government (the same government which prevented the Dalai Lama from coming to South Africa) would sooner welcome him as a guest of honour and withdraw from the ICC than see justice done.
“Amnesty International on Friday denounced government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying it was a “deep betrayal of millions of victims worldwide”.
Does justice trump peace? For another perspective on South Africa’s abandoning the ICC, see http://mg.co.za/article/2016-10-25-icc-is-too-focused-on-africa-must-take-the-blame-for-sas-departure