Originally published 08/18/2017
The International Criminal court ruled Thursday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) in reparations.
Originally published 10/05/2015
The surrender of Ahmad Al Mahdi Al Faqi (Abut Tourab) by the Niger government to the ICC is significant because it is the first specific case brought before the court "concerning the destruction of buildings dedicated to religion and historical monuments" during an armed conflict of a non-international character.
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