Facebook icon
Twitter icon
e-mail icon

Suspected Mali war criminal will be brought to the ICC

International Criminal Court (ICC) judges said they would be bringing Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz, an accused war criminal from Mali, to trial. 

Abdoul Aziz acted as the de-facto chief of Islamic police in Timbuktu during a 2012-2013 militant takeover of the city.

The ICC has maintained that they have credible accusations of heinous crimes including rape, torture, sexual slavery and the directing of attacks against religious and historical buildings. No date has been set for the trial yet.

Read more here.

We need your support

Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Tamil journalists are particularly at threat, with at least 41 media workers known to have been killed by the Sri Lankan state or its paramilitaries during and after the armed conflict.

Despite the risks, our team on the ground remain committed to providing detailed and accurate reporting of developments in the Tamil homeland, across the island and around the world, as well as providing expert analysis and insight from the Tamil point of view

We need your support in keeping our journalism going. Support our work today.