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.

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