The government of Sudan has announced that it will hand over its former president, Omar al-Bashir, to the International Criminal Court in the Hague. In 2009, al-Bashir had become the world’s first sitting leader to be indicted by the court for crimes against humanity, after conflict in the Darfur region killed hundreds of thousands. Many Dafuris took part in the uprising that ousted al-Bashir last year, but the legacy of the Janjaweed still hangs over Darfur itself. The BBC's Mohanad Hashim reports.
The World is a public radio program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter.
It’s #GivingTuesday! Show how much you care for The World by donating today. For today only, if you give to The World and share your donation on Twitter you’ll receive a personal shoutout tweet from Marco! Be sure to tag us @TheWorld on Twitter so we can see your post! Donate today to help keep our coverage free and open to all. Thank you for your support.