On 23 July 2019 the The Hague District Court has found A. guilty of membership of a terrorist organization, preparatory acts for committing terrorist crimes, and of the war crime of committing outrages upon personal dignity. The Court thus sentenced him to 7.5 years in prison, of which 2.5 years specifically for the war crime.
A 45 year-old suspect of War Crimes committed in the Balkans in the 1990s was extradited to Bosnia on Monday. The Bosnian national who was a resident of the Dutch town of Spijkenisse, had been in extradition detention since his arrest by the International Crimes Unit of the Netherlands National Police.
The Netherlands National Police arrested 64 year-old Dutch national of Afghan origin Sadeq A. at his city of residence, Rotterdam, last Tuesday. He is suspected of having committed war crimes in Afghanistan in 1979. Today, the Investigative Judge in The Hague has extended the pretrial detention of A. by 14 days.
The 47-year-old Syrian who was arrested on Tuesday in Kapelle, the Netherlands, on suspicion of committing war crimes and terrorist crimes in Syria was brought before the examining judge of the District Court in The Hague today and has been remanded in custody. This Court has been appointed to rule on cases concerning international crimes, including war crimes.
On Tuesday, the police arrested a 73-year-old man in Kerkrade (the Netherlands) who was allegedly a commander as well as the head of the Department of Political Affairs of the Pul-e-Charki prison in Kabul (Afghanistan) in the eighties.
The Netherlands National Prosecutor’s Office has decided not to prosecute 66 year-old Dutch Afghan Sadeq A. He was arrested in October 2015 in Rotterdam as a suspect of War Crimes, committed in Afghanistan in 1979.
The Netherlands Public Prosecutor’s Office has demanded a life sentence for a 63 year-old man on Wednesday for a series of War Crimes that include arbitrary detention, torture and killing of opponents of the 1970s revolutionary regime in Ethiopia.
La police a arrêté, mardi le 26 octobre, Sadeq A., un Afghan de 64 ans et de nationalité néerlandaise, à Rotterdam, son domicile. L’homme est soupçonné d’avoir commis de crimes de guerre en Afghanistan en 1979. Le juge d’instruction a, aujourd’hui, prolongé la détention provisoire de l’homme de 14 jours.