30 June 2015
The Democratic Alliance said
the ruling by the North Guateng High Court into the matter relating to
Sundanese president Omar Al-Bashir, shows that government was simply in contempt
Bashir is wanted by the
International Criminal Court for war crimes in Darfur.
He violated an interim court
order which instructed him to remain in South Africa after he left the African
Union Summit unannounced. Government said in a statement that it will review
the judgement by the North Guateng High Court.
DA’s James Selfe said they believe
that the full bench, which consists of the Judge President, the Deputy Judge,
the then Senior Judge were very authentic in the judgement which found that
government was in contempt of court by lying President Al-Bashir to leave the
‘We fail to understand on what
basis it is now going to appeal it we await the affidavit that they will file
and we will be advise it accordingly.” Selfe added.
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