Universal jurisdiction database

Universal jurisdiction database

The universal jurisdiction database offers an overview of major criminal cases related to universal jurisdiction worldwide, as well as some cases of international crimes based on active or passive personality jurisdiction. These cases also feature in TRIAL International’s Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review (UJAR), published each year.

Unless stated otherwise, the cases in the database are not litigated by TRIAL International. While every attempt was made to ensure accuracy, information may be subject to change without notice.

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Hamid Noury

08.04.2021 - (Last modified: 04.04.2022)
FACTS During the war between Iraq and Iran, Iran’s Leader, Rouhollah Khomeini issued an order to execute all prisoners who were supporting the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), an outlawed opposition group, as well as leftist prisoners. Prisoners at the Karaj prison, close to Tehran, were brought before so-called “death commissions” that ordered their a...
FACTS Saeed was a soldier in the Iraqi army and fought the Islamic State (ISIS) in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, in 2015. Between February and March 2015, he took several photographs and videos of himself posing with the bodies of enemy fighters, some of whom had been mutilated.   LEGAL PROCEDURE The trial of Kurda Bahaalddin H. Saeed H. Saeed before the Orebro Di...

Lundin Petroleum

03.05.2019 - (Last modified: 04.04.2022)
Facts Lundin Petroleum is a Swedish oil company founded in 2001. It is one of Europe’s largest independent oil companies, whose main activity consists of oil production and exploration in Norway. According to a report published by a coalition of NGOs, the European Coalition on Oil in Sudan (ECOS), in 1997, Lundin Petroleum {then Lundin Oil} signed a contract with...

Raed Abdulkareem

08.02.2017 - (Last modified: 27.07.2020)
Facts Raed Abdulkareem is an Iraqi national and was a member of the Iraqi armed forces. In spring 2015, while fighting the Islamic State (IS) militants, Raed Abdulkareem posed for pictures with the dead bodies of enemy fighters. The photos, which he posted on Facebook in July 2015, show him standing in military uniform among several decapitated bodies and a severed h...

Tabaro Theodore (Rukertabaro)

08.02.2017 - (Last modified: 17.07.2019)
Facts Theodore Tabaro was born in Rwanda in 1969 as Theodore Rukertabaro. He was allegedly involved in the 1994 Rwan...
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Haisam Omar Sakhanh

27.09.2016 - (Last modified: 27.07.2020)
Facts Haisam Omar Sakhanh is a Syrian national. He lived in Italy from 2002 to 2011, working as an electrician. In 2011, when the Syrian civil war broke out, he actively protested against the Syrian regime. In 2012, the Italian police arrested him during riots at the Syrian embassy in Rome. After being interrogated by the police, Sakhanh was released and summoned...

Mouhannad Droubi

08.05.2016 - (Last modified: 08.07.2020)
Facts During the current Syrian civil war, Droubi fought for the Free Syrian Army (FSA) against the government forc...
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Claver Berinkindi

27.04.2016 - (Last modified: 08.07.2020)
Facts Claver Berinkindi was born in 1955 in Rwanda. He left Rwanda during the genocide and came to Sweden in 2002, appl...
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Stanislas Mbanenande

27.04.2016 - (Last modified: 13.07.2020)
facts Stanislas Mbanenande was born on 26 August 1958 in Kibuye, Rwanda and belonged to the Hutu ethnic group. As an ad...
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