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  • The Trial Of The Man Who Destroyed Timbuktu Starts At The ICC
  • ICC Judges To Decide Whether The Destroyer Of Timbuktu Can Stand Trial

#4 – International Criminal Court Makes A Landmark Decision

This week, the ICC prosecuted a former al-Qaeda insurgent, Ahmad al-Mahdi, for destroying nine ancient tombs in Mali. For the first time, the concept of war criminality has been extended from killing people to trying [...]

  • ICC Judges To Decide Whether The Destroyer Of Timbuktu Can Stand Trial

#2 – Mali Rebel Apologises For Destroying Timbuktu Shrines

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi said he was "really sorry" for his actions and asked for forgiveness. It is also the first time a suspected Islamist militant has stood trial at the ICC and the first time [...]

  • ICC Judges To Decide Whether The Destroyer Of Timbuktu Can Stand Trial

#4 – The Trial Of The Man Who Destroyed Timbuktu

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi is the first jihadist to appear before the International Criminal Court and the first person in its dock facing war crimes charges for allegedly ordering an attack on a historic monument. Read [...]

  • ICC Judges To Decide Whether The Destroyer Of Timbuktu Can Stand Trial

#7 ICC Judges To Decide Whether The Destroyer Of Timbuktu Can Stand Trial

A Malian man has attended a hearing at the International Criminal Court to assess if evidence against him is strong enough to merit making him stand trial for his involvement in destroying historic sites in [...]

  • The Trial Of The Man Who Destroyed Timbuktu Starts At The ICC

#7 The Trial Of The Man Who Destroyed Timbuktu Starts At The ICC

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi will be the first jihadist to appear before the International Criminal Court and the first person in its dock facing war crimes charges for allegedly ordering an attack on a historic monument. [...]

  • Timbuktu, Mali

Timbuktu

Timbuktu Travel Tourism The mystical city of Timbuktu: most people have heard this strange name, yet few could actually place it on a map. Timbuktu is one of the northernmost cities in Mali, sitting [...]

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Crisis in Mali: Pieces of World Heritage Lost

The Guardian reported on Monday that Islamist rebels fleeing the north set fire to a library in Mali. Some of the manuscripts lost dated back to the 13th century. “Of course, human casualties are a [...]