WORDS FROM BASHIR:
"They will issue their decision tomorrow, and we are telling them to immerse it in water and drink it."
— Dismissing the impending ICC arrest warrant with an Arabic insult
AP, March 3, 2009
"Yes, there have been villages burned, but not to the extent you are talking about. People have been killed because there is war. It is not in the Sudanese culture or people of Darfur to rape. It
doesn't exist. We don't have it."
— On the conflict in Darfur
NBC News, March 20, 2007
BASHIR: "ALL FIGURES ABOUT DEATH IN DARFUR ARE FABRICATED"
ICC PROSECUTOR SAYS SUDAN'S FAILURE IS "DIRECT CHALLENGE" TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL'S AUTHORITY (15TH REPORT ON 5 JUNE 2012)
Send a message: to the victims of Darfur, "[You] are not ignored," and to the perpetrators, "There will be no impunity," says Ocampo.
Normally, in a criminal case the fugitives are not easily located since they are in hiding. However, this situation is unique:
- Bashir can be found in the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, where he is president;
- Harun can be found in the Governor's residence in South Kordofan, where he is governor;
- Hassein can be found in the Minister of Defense's office in Khartoum, where he is minister; and
- Kushayb can be found in Darfur.