GAAMAC Events

Universal jurisdiction: Prosecution of Daesh member ans Syrian nationals in Germany

29 Oct 2019 13:45

Using the principle of universal jurisdiction, Germany is starting the first prosecution of a member of Daesh on counts of genocide. Iraqi national Taha A.-J. stands accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and human trafficking. Federal prosecutors have also brought charges of crimes against humanity against two alleged former Syrian secret service officers.