International Criminal Court 2

The International Criminal Court 2 in The Hague, Netherlands will today hold a trial hearing in the case of The Prosecutor v. Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman. Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman was transferred to the ICC's custody on 9 June 2020. The first warrant of arrest delivered on 27 April 2007 and the second warrant published on 11 June 2020 against Mr Abd-Al-Rahman list 53 counts on the basis of his individual criminal responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Darfur (Sudan). Charges: The first arrest warrant against Mr Abd-Al-Rahman lists 50 counts of crimes allegedly committed during attacks against civilians on the towns of Kodoom, Bindisi, Mukjar and Arawala between August 2003 and March 2004, including: 22 counts of crimes against humanity: murder, deportation or forcible transfer of population, imprisonment or other severe deprivation of physical liberty in violation of fundamental rules of international law, torture, persecution, and inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering; and 28 counts of war crimes: violence to life and person, outrage upon personal dignity in particular humiliating and degrading treatment, intentionally directing an attack against a civilian population, pillaging, rape, and destroying or seizing the property. The second warrant of arrest adds three new charges of war crimes (murder) and crimes against humanity (murder and other inhumane acts) allegedly committed in Deleig and surrounding areas between on or about 5 to 7 March 2004.