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Prosecutors say Ansar Dine imposed a brutal regime on Timbuktu residents including public floggings, amputations and forced marriages.
ICC Judges OK Trial for Alleged Islamic Extremist from Mali
THE HAGUE - International Criminal Court judges on Wednesday rejected an appeal by an alleged Islamic extremist from Mali who argued that the charges against him were not serious enough to merit standing trial at the global court.
The decision clears the way for the trial of Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud to start later this year for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Timbuktu, including torture, rape and persecution.
Islamic Extremist from Mali
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February 19, 2020 11:36 AM
A few months ago TRUDEAU has sent peacekeepers to Mali's warzones, a lot of them got badly hurt, some even died but of course CBC did not report any of it!
Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a United Nations peace-keeping mission in Mali later this year, a senior Canadian government source said late on Friday.