US denounces Uganda for hosting Sudan's Bashir

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (C) walks during the swearing in ceremony of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni as newly elected President in Kampala on May 12, 2016The United States on Thursday condemned Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni for hosting war crimes suspect Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir at his re-inauguration. A spokeswoman for the State Department said US, EU and Canadian diplomats had walked out of Thursday’s ceremony in Kampala in protest as Bashir’s presence. “The United States has made its position with respect to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s travel very clear,” Elizabeth Trudeau said.

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