Sudan's Al-Bashir Demands Trial Judge Step Down

The defence lawyer in the trial of ousted president Omar al-Bashir, Baroud Sandal Rajab, has accused one of the court's two judges of bias, demanding that he recuse himself. The former leader and twenty-seven of his aides are accused of plotting a coup on June 30, 1989 that brought him to power. He is also wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes committed in Darfur during his tenure as president.

Former Sudanese President al-Bashir (file photo).


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