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Kenyan court orders Bashir arrest warrant

A Kenyan court has ordered the goverment to arrest Sudan's president Omar Al-Bashir "should he set foot in Kenya in future",

The ruling came after the Kenyan chapter of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) filed a suit seeking a new arrest warrant.

In response, Khartoum has taken the decision to expel Kenya's ambassador.

Kenya was criticised by the International Criminal Court in 2010, after failing to arrest Bashir during his stay in the country.

The UN Security Council have previously been urged, by the ICC, to take action against Kenya, as well as Chad and Djibouti for failing to arrest Bashir during state visits, however no action has been taken.

Most recently, Malawi washeavily criticised for its failure to arrest Bashir.

An arrest warrant was issued for Bashir, by the International Criminal court, in 2008 on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Darfur.

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