The President of Sudan has been indicted by the International Criminal Court in the Hague on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity — but not on charges of genocide.
The Arab League will meet at ministerial level to discuss the implications etc.
The UN is in a panic, worried about its 25,000 staff on the ground that it may have to evacuate.
Medecins Sans Frontiers announced on Wednesday that it was pulling its staff out. Later, the Sudanese government gave orders to a number of other human rights and humanitarian aid organizations to leave immediately.
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