Fatou Bensouda, presenting her twenty-fifth report on the situation in Darfur, pursuant to Council Resolution 1593 (2005), urged the 15-member Council to take concrete action that would help deliver justice to the victims of the crimes committed in Darfur
Action was particularly needed in the arrest and surrender of suspects wanted by the Court, she stressed. It remained perplexing how suspected perpetrators of heinous crimes could freely travel. For example, the President of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir, for whom an arrest warrant had been issued years ago, had travelled to South Africa and more recently to Jordan. “Let us not forget, these men stand accused of multiple charges for some of the world’s most serious crimes as foreseen under the Rome Statute,” the Prosecutor said.