Caught killing on camera in Deir ez-Zor

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Abstract

On July 2, Dutch prosecutors demanded a 27-year prison sentence for Ahmad Al Khedr for a single war crime and participation in a terrorist group in Deir ez-Zor, Syria. At the heart of the case is the execution of a Syrian officer, caught on camera. Historian Thijs Bouwknegt tells the story of the first Syrian tried for murder before Dutch courts. While Dutch investigators still struggle to bring cases against government agents.
Original languageEnglish
TypeResearch Essay
Media of outputJustice Info
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2021

Publication series

NameJusticeInfo.net
PublisherFondation Hirondelle

Keywords

  • Syria
  • War Crimes
  • Universal Jurisdiction

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