Mali – Timbuktu war crimes trial set to begin in The Hague

14/07/2020 – An alleged Islamist arrested in Mali in 2018 is going on trial at the International Criminal Court. He is accused of orchestrating war crimes, including torture and rape, in the city of Timbuktu.

In 2012, a coalition of Islamic extremists occupied the ancient city of Timbuktu in the Saharan desert. They imposed a brutal regime, murdering and raping those they considered to be non-believers and destroying centuries-old holy sites that they saw as blasphemous. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Timbuktu war crimes trial set to begin in The Hague »

Libya – Libyan National Army announces start of military trials for ‘terrorist groups’

2018/08/11 – The self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) has announced the start of military trials in eastern Libya for more than 200 people the armed group accuses of terrorism. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Libyan National Army announces start of military trials for ‘terrorist groups’ »

Mali – Malian jihadist handed over to ICC on war crimes charges

2018/04/01 – A Malian jihadist was arrested Saturday and handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face war crimes charges for the destruction of Timbuktu and sex slavery, the tribunal said. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Malian jihadist handed over to ICC on war crimes charges »