In response to the warrant for Omar al-Bashir’s arrest, a Sharia expert has called for the death of the International Criminal Court prosecutor, and the Iranian mullahs have called the warrant a “plot against Islam.” And now jihadist kidnappers have come out for al-Bashir also.
“Sudan: Kidnappers demand Bashir arrest warrant be dropped,” from AKI, March 13 (thanks to C. Cantoni):
Khartoum, 13 March (AKI – The kidnappers of three workers from the international aid group Doctors without Borders (MSF) abducted in Sudan’s Darfur region have demanded the international arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir be withdrawn in exchange for the hostages’ release, pan-Arab daily al-Hayat’ reports, citing unnamed local sources.
The MSF workers’ kidnappers have also asked for a ransom and belong to an armed Arab tribe, according to al-Hayat.
The kidnappers made their their demands by phone via Sudanese mediators who are negotiating for the hostages’ release. The mediators include tribal leaders in Darfur, according to al-Hayat….