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Author: Akshaya Kumar and Meghan Higginbotham

Activists Weigh Legal Options As US Government Considers Bashir Visa

Activists Weigh Legal Options As US Government Considers Bashir Visa
The U.S. was put in a difficult diplomatic position this week as ICC indictee and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced his intent to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. An agreement between the U.S. and the UN legally requires the U.S. to issue Bashir a visa and facilitate his travel. Although it might seem like restrictive international laws have created this problem, some activists see law as also offering the solution ...
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