Sudan’s Al-Bashir gets two years house arrest sentence for corruption

Sudan’s Al-Bashir gets two years house arrest sentence for corruption

Sudan’s Al-Bashir gets two years house arrest sentence for corruption

For almost three decades, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ruled Sudan with a heavy fist, jailing opponents and former allies, overseeing the bloody suppression of the Darfur region and squashing protests that dared to challenge his regime.

But on Saturday, Mr. al-Bashir, 75, was convicted and sentenced to two years in detention in a much-anticipated trial that was the first attempt by his own citizens to call him to account.

Wearing the traditional Sudanese white jalabiya garment and turban, Mr.

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