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Letter to Chef de Cabinet of Secretary-General on his Photos with President Omar al-Bashir

Ms. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti Chef de Cabinet Executive Office of the Secretary-General Re: Photos with President al-Bashir   Dear Ms. Viotti, As you know, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued arrest warrants against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2009 and 2010 for suspected genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Since then, the United Nations policy of avoiding non-essential contacts with individuals subject to arrest warrants has sent an important signal in support of justice for international crimes. It will also hopefully help lay the groundwork for al-Bashir’s…

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