The International Criminal Court has given South Africa more time to explain why it failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, accused by the ICC of war crimes, when he visited the country in June.
As an ICC signatory, South Africa is obliged to implement warrants from the court. But when Bashir visited for an African Union summit, the government refused to arrest him, and allowed him to leave the country in violation of a domestic court order.
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