War crimes: Alleged militia leader at ICC’s first Darfur trial | DW News

The first ICC trial addressing the murder and torture of hundreds of thousands of people in Sudan’s Darfur region.

A Sudanese militia leader is on trial at the International Criminal Court for atrocities committed nearly 20 years ago in Sudan’s Darfur region. Ali Abd-al-Rahman – also known as Ali Kushayb – is suspected to be linked to the Janjaweed armed group. He’s been charged with 31 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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