Al-Bashir is being held in a prison in Khartoum, facing trial on corruption charges [File: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters]

The protest movement that led to the removal of Sudan‘s longtime President Omar al-Bashir has said it is not against handing over the deposed ruler to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to be tried for alleged atrocities in Darfur.

Al-Bashir, who was toppled by the army in April in the face of months-long protests against his rule, has long been wanted by the Hague-based ICC on charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity for his alleged role in the devastating conflict in the western region of Darfur.


“We have no objection in handing over Bashir to the ICC,” Ibrahim Al-Sheikh, a leader

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