The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has appealed to the United Nations to support the arrest warrant the Court is likely to issue soon, perhaps in secret. Ocampo continued to accuseBashir of "inciting violence" and continuing the genocide. Former rebel leader Minni Minawi called on Sudan to cooperate with the ruling as well.
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said he will not visit Burma despite a petition by over 110 former world leaders to visit and press Burma’s military junta to free all political prisoners before the end of this year.
UN Special Envoy for the crisis in Eastern DRC, Olusegun Obasanjo, met for talks with Laurent Nkunda. Congo’s government has agreed to meet the rebels as well for the first time to formalize a ceasefire.
The UNCHR says more than 90,000 Congolese civilians are unaccounted for after fleeing their homes from the violence.
Human Rights Watch released a report on the situation in the DRC.