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President Bashir of Sudan has no immunity before the South African courts

On 15 March 2016, the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa ruled that the South African government had a duty to arrest President Omar al Bashir in terms of domestic and international law and that failure to arrest him was unlawful. Max du Plessis, Associate Tenant at Doughty Street, acted as counsel for the Southern African Litigation Centre.

To view the full judgment please see here.

For the media release can be found here.

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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS
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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS

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