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  • Mali War Crimes Suspect Mr. Al Hassan Makes Initial Appearance Before the ICC

    avril 5, 2018

    After the Al Mahdi case, a landmark trial, a second case has been referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Timbuktu, Mali between 2012 and 2013. Another Malian national, 40-year-old Mr Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud, faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He has been accused of destroying holy places, mausoleums of Muslim saints in Timbuktu and of enforcing a policy of forced marriage which had led to sexual slavery and rape of women and girls. The alleged crimes were committed between 2012 and 2013 when Timbuktu was under the control of militant islamists. From April 2012 until January 2013, Mr Al Hassan was head of the Islamic Police.

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  • The Library’s Arabic Law collection

    octobre 13, 2017

    Since 2011 we have built an extensive collection of books in the Arabic language. The books come from diverse countries, from Mauritania and Morocco to Egypt and Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq to Yemen and Oman. The main topics we’ve selected are: public international law, international criminal law, Islamic law (almost 400 titles), national positive law and related subjects.

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  • Islamic Law - Research Guide International Law

    Droit islamique

    La Shari’a ou loi sacrée de l’Islam est la volonté de Dieu révélée au prophète Mahomet, laquelle a été ensuite transcrite dans le texte du Coran. Le Coran et la Sunna, les précédents normatifs du prophète et de ses successeurs, écrits sous la forme de Traditions (hadith) sont les deux sources principales de la Shari’a. […]

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