Position Current Minister of National Defense and former Minister of the Interior and former Sudanese President's Special Representative in Darfur
Charges Alleged indirect co-perpetrator of seven counts of crimes against humanity (persecution, murder, forcible transfer, inhumane acts, imprisonment or severe deprivation of liberty and torture) and six counts of war crimes (murder, attacks against a civilian population, destruction of property, rape, pillaging and outrage upon personal dignity)
Status At large, wanted by the ICC
Pre-Trial Chamber I issued a warrant of arrest for Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein on March 1, 2012 following the Prosecutor's request of December 2, 2011. Pre-Trial Chamber I found that as Minister of the Interior and Special Representative of the President in Darfur, Hussein made important contributions to the formulation and the implementation of the common plan through his overall coordination of national, state, and local security entities and through recruitment, arming, and funding police forces and the Janjaweed militia in Darfur. The execution of the arrest warrant is pending.
December 2, 2011 Prosecutor requests an arrest warrant for Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein.
January 27, 2012 Pre-Trial Chamber I requests for additional supporting material in relation to the application for the arrest warrant.
February 1, 2012 Prosecutor submits requested supporting material.
March 15, 2012 ICC Presidency assigns the case against Hussein to Pre-Trial Chamber II.
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