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Contagion Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir to Not Seek Re-Election Abd Raouf / AP Photo

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir to Not Seek Re-Election

Another one bites the dust: Sudan’s leader, Omar al-Bashir, has announced that he will not run for re-election when his term expires in four years. Bashir won power in a military coup in 1989 and won re-election in April amidst accusations of fraud. He has also been indicted by the International Criminal Court for genocide in Darfur.

February 21, 2011 2:21 AM