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Eugène Rwamucyo

25.03.2021
Facts Eugène Rwamucyo is a Rwandan citizen. He was the head of the Center of Public Health of the University of Butare, Rwanda, during the genocide in 1994. He is accused of having supervised the burial of Tutsi victims and of finishing off those already injured in the Butare prefecture. Procedure On 23 April 2007, the Collectif des parties civiles p...

Alaa M.

19.03.2021 - (Last modified: 08.04.2021)
Facts Alaa M. is a Syrian national. According to the arrest warrant, he worked as a doctor in a detention facility of the Military Intelligence Service in Homs (Syria). On 23 October 2011, a detainee suffered an epileptic seizure after being tortured during his interrogation. Alaa M., as a doctor in the facility, was asked to assist the detainee. However, Alaa M. ent...

Islam Alloush

19.03.2021
Facts Islam Alloush (also known as Majdi Mustafa Ne’ma) was a senior official and spokesperson for Jaysh al-Islam, an armed group mainly active in Eastern Ghouta (suburbs of Damascus, Syria). The group was allegedly involved in the forced enlistment of children in the armed group, kidnapping and torture. Jaysh al-Islam is also suspected of being involved in the ab...

Eric Danboy Bagale

19.03.2021
Facts Eric Danboy Bagale is a Central African national. In his country of origin he was a “Liberator”, the name given to supporters of General François Bozizé who brought him to power in 2003, after overthrowing President Ange-Félix Patassé. A member of the Gbaya ethnic group, Bagale had become a senior official in the anti-Balaka militias. These armed groups were fo...

Nabil Greseque

19.03.2021
Facts In August 2014, Islamic State (ISIS) fighters invaded Mount Sinjar, the stronghold of the Yazidis, a Kurdish-speaking religious minority in northern Iraq. Thousands were killed and thousands of women and teenage girls were kidnapped and sexually enslaved. Nabil Greseque allegedly took part in the attack as an ISIS fighter. His whereabouts are unknown. Pro...

Sabri Essid

19.03.2021
Facts In August 2014, Islamic State (ISIS) fighters invaded Mount Sinjar, the stronghold of the Yazidis, a Kurdish-speaking religious minority in northern Iraq. Thousands were killed and thousands of women and teenage girls were kidnapped and sexually enslaved. Sabri Essid allegedly took part in the attack as an ISIS fighter. His whereabouts are unknown. Procedur...

Roger Lumbala

19.03.2021
Facts Roger Lumbala is a Congolese national. He is the former leader of the Rassemblement congolais pour la démocratie-National (Congolese Rally for National Democracy, or RCD-N) In 2003 the United Nations published a report implicating the RCD-N in crimes against humanity, including rape, summary executions, mutilation and cannibalism during the second civil war...

Amesys

28.07.2020 - (Last modified: 24.03.2021)
FACTS In 2007, AMESYS signed a contract with the government of Libya to provide surveillance technologies for the purposes of intercepting communication and processing and analyzing data. These materials allegedly allowed the Muammar Gaddafi regime to repress the opposition and to commit serious instances of human rights abuse. In March 2014, NEXA TECHNOLOGIES all...

Abdulhamid A.

27.07.2020 - (Last modified: 24.03.2021)
FACTS Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Syrian intelligence services have reportedly been systematically arresting, torturing and killing opposition activists. As a former member of the GID, Abdulhamid A. is suspected of having participated in crimes committed against the civilian population by the Syrian regime between 2011 and 2013.   LE...

BNP Paribas

27.07.2020 - (Last modified: 24.03.2021)
FACTS From 2002 to 2008, BNPP was the primary foreign bank of the Sudanese government. During this time, Sudanese government forces and its militia called the Janjaweed were engaged in an armed conflict with rebel groups. They systematically targeted civilians belonging to the same non-Arab ethnic groups as the rebels (particularly the Masalit, Fur and Zaghawa), in D...

Abdel Salam Mahmoud

15.07.2020 - (Last modified: 24.03.2021)
Facts In November 2013, Patrick Dabbagh and his father Mazen Dabbagh, both dual French-Syrian nationals, were arrested from their home in Damascus by Syrian Air Force Intelligence agents and detained for interrogation at the Mezzeh detention center. Neither one has been seen since. In summer 2018, the Dabbagh family received formal notification from the Syrian...

Prosecuting international crimes: a matter of willingness

05.05.2020 - (Last modified: 07.05.2020)
How do different countries prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and enforced disappearance?...
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