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Sami A. S.

19.03.2021 - (Last modified: 25.03.2021)
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Facts Sami A. S. is a Syrian national. His case is part of ongoing structural and person-specific investigations in Germany for international crimes committed by members of non-state armed groups in Syria and Iraq.   Procedure The structural investigation concerning crimes committed by non-state armed groups in Syria and Iraq, including extrajudicial killin...

Khedr. A. K.

19.03.2021 - (Last modified: 25.03.2021)
Facts Khedr. A. K. is a Syrian national. His case is part of ongoing structural and person-specific investigations in Germany for international crimes committed by members of non-state armed groups in Syria and Iraq. Procedure The structural investigation concerning crimes committed by non-state armed groups in Syria and Iraq, including extrajudicial killings, to...

Carla-Josephine S.

19.03.2021
Facts Carla-Josephine S. is a German national.  In 2015, she left Germany with her three children without advising their father, who was entitled to joint custody, to join the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria. In 2018, the house where Carla-Josephine S. and her children were staying in Raqqa was exposed to various missile or bomb attacks during one of which her eight-ye...

Kassim A.

19.03.2021
Facts Kassim A. joined the armed resistance against the Syrian government in the city of Dara’a (Syria) in 2012.  His case is part of ongoing structural and person-specific investigations in Germany for international crimes committed by members of non-state armed groups in Syria and Iraq. Procedure The structural investigation concerning crimes committed by non-s...

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...

Gibril Massaquoi

19.03.2021
Facts Gibril Massaquoi is a Sierra Leonean national. He held a leading position within the RUF – a Sierra Leonean rebel group which had close ties to former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL). He was also the spokesperson and assistant to the group’s founder, Foday Sankoh. The RUF invaded Sierra Leone in March 1999, with...

Christophe Ndangali

19.03.2021
Facts Christophe Ndangali was a teacher and intellectual in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. He allegedly participated in the exclusion of Tutsis from the school system and called for the extermination of Tutsis. Procedure Ndangali  and two other suspects were charged in Belgium with serious violations of international humanitarian law on 30 September 2020. Ndangal...
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