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Geneva, 12 April 2022 - A mobile court opens today in Bana Ba Ntumba, Democratic Republic of Congo, to prosecute those a...
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With developments seen in more than 60 cases across 16 jurisdictions, the year 2021 highlights the growing importance of...
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Umm Sayyaf

04.04.2022
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Facts Umm Sayyaf and her husband, Abu Sayyaf al-Iraqi (Abu Sayyaf), a senior ISIL leader, are accused to have enslaved at least seven Yazidi girls and American aid worker Kayla Mueller in their home in Al-Shaddadi, Syria. While enslaved, they were allegedly subjected to torture, rape and sexual violence, beatings, and starvation. Umm Sayyaf allegedly routi...

Ahmad al-Y

04.04.2022
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Facts Ahmad al-Y commanded Ahrar al-Sham fighters and took part in an offensive in the city of Hama in April 2015. During this time, he allegedly subjected persons who were hors de combat to humiliating and degrading treatment by posing with the corpse of an enemy fighter and kicking the body of another. In addition, he appeared in a video, posted on YouTube,...

Bai L.

04.04.2022
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Facts Bai L. is alleged to be a former member of the Junglers death squad, a paramilitary unit in the Gambia believed to be responsible for carrying out widespread human rights abuses on behalf of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. According to the arrest warrant, Bai L. was a driver for the Junglers from December 2003 until December 2006. In that cont...

Mouafak Al D.

04.04.2022
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Facts According to the arrest warrant, Mouafak Al D. fired a grenade from an anti-tank weapon into a crowd of people in Rejeh Square in Damascus, Syria, on 23 March 2014. The people were civilians from the Al Yarmouk neighborhood who were waiting for food parcels to be distributed by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Nea...
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Facts Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Syrian intelligence services have reportedly been systematically arresting, torturing and killing opposition activists. In September 2011, the German Federal Public Prosecutor opened a structural investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the governmental institutions. Othe...

Pierre Kayondo

04.04.2022
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Facts Pierre Kayondo was reportedly a shareholder of the Radio Television Les Milles Collines – a radio station that played a fundamental role in the genocide, inciting massacres and spreading hatred against the Tutsi and moderate Hutus. He was reportedly a member of the Mouvement Republicain National pour la Démocratie et le Développement (National Repu...

Marcel Hitayezu

04.04.2022
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Facts As a priest in the parish of Mubuga (southern Rwanda), Marcel Hitayezu is accused of having denied Tutsis who had taken refuge in his church food and water while providing food to the Interahamwe militia who attacked the Tutsis gathered in the church. Hitayezu contests these facts.   Procedure In 2016, the Rwandan judiciary requested t...

Isaac Kamali

04.04.2022
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Facts Isaac Kamali is accused of having actively taken part in the 1994 massacres as he was working as an agent of the Minister of Public Works and Energy. He allegedly participated in the organization of the killings, providing weapons and vehicles to the Interahamwe militia. He is also alleged to have directly participated in massacres.   Proce...
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This year, TRIAL International will once again take part to the International Film Festival on Human Rights in Genev...
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Major Advance for Victims of Abuses During Yahya Jammeh Rule (Berlin and Geneva, 03.03.2022) – The indictment in German...
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