14 iulie 2020

Malian accused of Timbuktu war crimes refuses to enter plea

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Open this photo in gallery Malian Islamist militant Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court during a hearing at the Hague, the Netherlands, on July 8, 2019. Eva Plevier/Reuters A Malian Islamist rebel accused of being central to the “persecution” of residents of Timbuktu and the destruction of the city’s holy grounds refused to enter a plea Tuesday as his lawyers argued he was not mentally fit to stand trial. Prosecutors at the International Criminal [...]