Jihadist Timbuktu Police Chief Tried by ICC for War Crimes

NEWS: Jihadist Timbuktu Police Chief Tried by ICC for War Crimes

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:25 am

Malian jihadist police chief, Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud, 42, tried on Tuesday with the aid of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for not possible struggle crimes committed against humanity — together with direct and personal involvement with sexual slavery, severe corporal punishment, dismembering and torture when the place used to be beneath Islamist navy manage in 2012 following the Tuareg rebellion in the risky North.

Harald Doornbos, a freelance journalist and witness, shared a few phrases with the media, “By far, most of the humans that I spoke to in Timbuktu, and this is of course submit what they would name ‘liberation,’ they absolutely had the feeling they have been liberated, that the town was once liberated by means of the French navy and Malian army. Everybody was very completely satisfied that the jihadists left.”

Al Hassan is the 2d Islamist extremist to face trial at the ICC for the destruction of the Timbuktu shrines, following a landmark 2016 ruling at the world’s only everlasting struggle crimes court.