South Africa government loses appeal over Sudanese President Bashir arrest
Tuesday March 15 2016
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during a past African Union meeting. FILE PHOTO | AFP
President Bashir was in South Africa to attend an African Union Summit in June last year. The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) filed an application for his arrest at the Pretoria court, but the government allowed him to fly out of the country in contravention of a court order.