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Abdul Jawad A. K., Abdulrahman A. A., Abdoulfatah A. and Abdalfatah H. A.

29.01.2018 ( Last modified: 13.07.2020 )
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Facts

Abdul Jawad A. K., Abdulrahman A. A., Abdoulfatah A. and Abdalfatah H. A. are Syrian nationals, former members of a combat unit belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra.

Abdul Jawad A.K., founding member of a combat unit belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra, and Abdulrahman A. A. and Abdalfatah H. A., who joined the unit at a later stage, have allegedly takenpart in hostilities during the capture of Raqqa.

In March 2013, together with other members of his combat unit, Abdalfatah H. A reportedly massacred 36 Syrian civil servants, who were previously sentenced to capital punishment by a Sharia court.

Legal Procedure

On 1 June 2016 Abdul Jawad A. K. was arrested by German authorities. Later, on 2 March 2017, Abdulrahman A.A. and Abdalfatah H. A. were arrested in Dusseldorf. They were formally charged with membership in a terrorist organization, murder, and war crimes, for their alleged involvement in the killing of 36 civil servants in Syria.

The trial is ongoing before the Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart.

 

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