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Ndarumanga

On trial
27.05.2024 - (Last modified: 28.05.2024)
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Kamonia

On trial
21.05.2024 - (Last modified: 27.05.2024)

On May 20, the trial of a dozen militiamen, local politicians and representatives of the Congolese security forces for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Kamonia territory between 2017 and 2018 opened in Tshikapa (Kasai province, Democratic Republic of Congo).

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Ousman Sonko

Ongoing
19.04.2024 - (Last modified: 22.05.2024)

Ousman Sonko was Minister of Interior of The Gambia between 2006 and 2016, during the dictatorship of former President Yahya Jammeh. TRIAL International filed a criminal complaint against him in 2017. His trial took place in January and March 2024 before the Swiss Federal Criminal Court. Ousman Sonko was sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity on 15 May 2024.

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Rifaat al-Assad

Upcoming
12.03.2024 - (Last modified: 19.03.2024)

Since December 2013, Rifaat al-Assad has been under investigation for his alleged role in the massacres committed in the Syrian city of Hama in February 1982 by the “Defense brigades”, that he commanded at the time. After issuing an international arrest warrant against him in November 2021, the OAG indicted him on 11 March 2024 for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Roger Lumbala Tshitenga

Upcoming
28.02.2024 - (Last modified: 19.03.2024)

Roger Lumbala Tshitenga is the former leader of the non-state armed group the Congolese Rally for National Democracy (RCD-N). He was indicted in 2023 for his alleged complicity in and conspiracy to commit crimes against humanity including murder, torture, rape, pillage and enslavement, including sexual slavery, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 2002 and 2003.

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Khaled Nezzar

Closed
01.01.2024 - (Last modified: 19.04.2024)

Khaled Nezzar, former Algerian Minister of Defence, was arrested in Geneva in October 2011, following a denunciation by TRIAL International. After lengthy proceedings, the Office of the Attorney General filed an indictment for war crimes against him. The date of his trial was made public just days before his death on 29 December 2023.

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Bai L.

Ongoing
30.11.2023 - (Last modified: 19.04.2024)

Bai L., a former member of the paramilitary unit known as “Junglers” of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a German court in November 2023 for two murders and an attempted murder constituting crimes against humanity. This was the first trial held on the basis of universal jurisdiction for crimes committed in The Gambia during the Jammeh era.

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Michael Correa

Upcoming
02.11.2023 - (Last modified: 22.04.2024)

Michael Correa is a Gambian citizen accused of having been part of the “Junglers” death squad that allegedly committed human rights abuses on behalf of former President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh. The US Department of Justice charged Correa with torture and conspiracy to commit torture of at least six people in 2006. His trial is set start on 16 September 2024 in Denver.

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Yuri Harauski

Ongoing
28.09.2023 - (Last modified: 19.04.2024)

Yuri Harauski is a former member of an elite unit of the troops of the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs (SOBR), created by President Lukashenko in 1998. He stated in the media in 2019 that he had been involved in three enforced disappearances of political opponents in 1999. A complaint was filed against him in 2021 and his trial took place in September 2023 in Switzerland.

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