South Africa court to rule on Sudan's Omar al-Bashir arrest

President Bashir, centre, posed for a group photograph after the court said it would consider arresting him
President Bashir, centre, posed for a group photograph after the court said it would consider arresting him

A South African court is due to decide shortly on whether Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should be arrested for war crimes and genocide.

The Pretoria High Court will rule on whether he should be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) who have charged him with the crimes.

President Bashir is in Johannesburg for an African Union (AU) summit.

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