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Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on this week's visit by the President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, to the Arab League Summit in Jordan

Jordan and the ICC

31 March 2017

GENEVA (31 March 2017) – "All states must abide by their treaty obligations. In that context, I very much regret that Jordan, a state party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, received the President of Sudan, against whom an arrest warrant has been issued. By doing so, it is failing the ICC and weakening the global struggle against impunity, and for justice."


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