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Former Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Corruption

11 monthes ago   |   By Time

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security lockup.
That's the first verdict in a series of legal proceedings against al-Bashir, who is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict in the 2000s.
The verdict comes a year after Sudanese protesters erupted in revolt against al-Bashir's authoritarian rule. During his three decades in power, Sudan landed on the U.S. list for sponsoring terrorism, and the country's...
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Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

11 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir was convicted Saturday of corruption and money laundering and will face two years at a correctional facility. Now 75, al-Bashir was spared prison on account of his age, Sky News reported. His legal team loudly disputed the proceedings. His lawyers were ordered out of the court for interrupting the judge,...
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