Nigeria Sudan

July 16, 2013 - 4:35 AM
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, attends an African Union summit on health focusing on HIV and AIDS in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, July 15, 2013, Angry that Nigeria is hosting a fugitive accused of genocide and war crimes, human rights lawyers Monday asked the Federal High Court to issue an arrest warrant for Sudan's leader Omar al-Bashir.Nigerian civil rights activists sent an urgent request to the International Criminal Court to refer the Nigerian government to the U.N. Security Council for failing to detain al-Bashir and surrender him to the court in The Hague for trial, said the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project. (AP Photo/Sunday Aghaeze)