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AG addresses al-Bashir’s coup indictment

Publish date: 02 December 2019
Issue Number: 852
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: Sudan

Deposed Sudan President Omar al Bashir who is on trial on graft charges, faces a possible death sentence over his role in the 1989 coup that removed the democratically elected government of Sadid al-Mahdi from power. Attorney-General Taj AlSir AlHeabr has confirmed that he formed a committee to investigate the 30 June, 1989 military putsch which was spearheaded by the ICC fugitive. The Monitor reports that committee’s findings will form the basis of prosecution of the Islamic Movement's leaders, including civilians and military personnel, for undermining the constitutional system. The charge has no limitation for time lapses and is punishable by death or life imprisonment. ‘The committee has the competencies of public prosecution of military coup perpetrators,’ AlHeabr said.

Full report in The Monitor