South Africa has been given a deadline of 5th October by the ICC to provide an explanation as to why Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was not detained when he visited the county in June. In an order made by the Court on Friday 4th September, it was revealed that the Registrar of the International Criminal Court, Herman von Hebel, had a meeting with the South African Embassy and reminded it of the commitment the country has to the Rome Statute.
The order was posted on the ICC website and can be read by clicking the following link:
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