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Bashir postpones his visit to North Darfur

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March 5, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The governor of North Darfur, Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, has denied that the visit of president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to his state, scheduled for Wednesday, has been cancelled, saying that a new date will be determined later.

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There is speculation that Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir will stand down before the 2015 elections (Photo: AFP)

"I expect delaying the visit for a short period of time and not scrapping it," Kibir said without explaining the reasons for the rescheduling.

Heavy fighting broke out recently across Darfur between government troops and rebels on one side and between two Arab tribes over gold exploration rights.

Bashir was supposed to inaugurate several development projects in Taweesha locality and address his supporters there.

His visit would have coincided with the fourth anniversary of the warrant issued for him by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on ten counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Sudan refuses to recognise the court’s jurisdiction calling it a western plot to overthrow the regime.

Human rights groups and the United Nations estimate the 300,000 people have died in the Darfur conflict overall. The government says around 10,000 people have been killed.

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  • 6 March 2013 08:24, by cbuongdit cholkua

    Bashir’s vist to Darfur means more GENOCIDE plan again. Him and Kibir/Bassit are both close friends and criminals.

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  • 6 March 2013 08:32, by ForAll

    Darfurians must clean Darfur from the Darfurians who are the main tools for the implementation of "DIVIDE & CONQUER" among the innocent Darfurians

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    • 6 March 2013 09:23, by Joseph Canada

      HUGO CHAVAS IS DEAD. YOU ARE NEXT!! You are gonna die this year!!! Bashir you are gonna die this year!!!

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      • 6 March 2013 20:04, by ViVa Sudan

        So What big deal we all Basheer so no usefull thing to dude be quite pumpkin head ..

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  • 6 March 2013 10:50, by pabaak

    He fear of been caught because after US announce offering millions to captured criminal defying international rules and he is one of them, any one can get rich by bravely captured him and many indicted figures in NCP rank, its show the rebels are become closer to town then ever before, there are possibilities enter and sized it than ever before, rebels should have make advance to big town this

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    • 6 March 2013 10:59, by pabaak

      year because they shouldn’t relay too much on the new dawn charter singed recently with different opposition group, this regime will not fall because of uprising it will fall because of military struggle, if SPLA in South doesn’t wage bitter war with them in South they couldn’t leave inch of land in South but after they taste the bitter of war they accept peace accord unwillingly

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  • 6 March 2013 12:15, by Panthou

    JEM starts it’s operation so severely recently in darfur, that’s why he cautiously postponed his visit. He don’t want to get caught in cross fire. He was going to dance anyway, nothing new from this desert gay.

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  • 6 March 2013 14:37, by James Maker Akok

    People,
    LOL, President Bashri is intelligence for his life, he postponed for going to Darfur maybe somebody is planning to kill him there.

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  • 7 March 2013 08:52, by Gabriel Ajak

    Mr Bashir, it is good for the man of LAKUBATA go to where the LAKUBATA IS, why don’t you go to North Darfur IF YOU ARE A MAN?

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  • 3 April 2013 15:47, by stefan

    He fear of been caught because after US announce offering millions to captured criminal defying international rules and he is one of them, any one can get rich by bravely captured him and many indicted figures in NCP rank, its show the rebels are become closer to liquidy town then ever before, there are possibilities enter a

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