The decision by the Swiss Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to drop its investigation into former Algerian defence minister Khaled Nezzar. Visit ‘s Khaled Nezzar Page and shop for all Khaled Nezzar Books by Khaled Nezzar See search results for author “Khaled Nezzar” in Books. On 4 January , the OAG decided against all expectations to drop the charges against Khaled Nezzar and to end the case after more than.
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Does the principle of non-retroactivity contained in Article 2 of the Swiss Criminal Code preclude instigating criminal proceedings against the Accused for crimes committed prior to the amendment of 1 January on which the jurisdiction of the Swiss courts is based? Army chief condemned for the Mirenzo crimes He was residing in Germany since Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.
He was a computer specialist in the German state He had already threatened him several times.
In a landmark page decision, the FCC rules that an armed conflict did exist nezzzar Algeria in the early s and that General Nezzar was aware of the countless crimes committed under his command.
Five victims file complaints and sixteen people are heard in the proceedings.
The court found Souaidia innocent. Straton Musoni was born in According to the OAG, without an armed conflict, there cannot be any war crimes; without war crimes, there cannot be any prosecution.
Swiss court rules Algerian minister can be investigated – SWI
Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. A preliminary hearing was held on 20 and 21 October The charges against Nezzar are grave.
Bloody years Visual 3 editions published in in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Chronicles Algeria’s struggle for democracy since independence from France, tracing the rise of fundamentalist groups in the ‘s and 90’s in response to the country’s authoritarian leadership. Khaled Nezzar was born on 25 December in Seriana, Algeria.
By answering in the negative in Januarythe OAG had closed the investigation into General Khaled Nezzar, the former Algerian Minister of Defence, suspected of war crimes during his time in office. After returning from Egypt, he was put in charge of training Algeria’s first parachutists, with Soviet help, at Biskra. The principle of non-retroactivity of the criminal law does not apply to procedural rules, including those rules pertaining to the exercise of nezzra.
ICD – A. (Khaled Nezzar) – Asser Institute
Schmid, ‘ Universal Jurisdiction: From toas Minister of Defence and member of the HCS, Nezzar allegedly ordered, authorised khalex incited the military and public function agents to exercise acts of tortures, to commit murders, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances and other acts constituting grave violations of international humanitarian law.
He khqled the next seven years in the Bechar – Tindouf area. This results from both the Yerodia case-law of the International Court of Justice, and the work of the International Law Commission para. He was released in exchange of a promise to comply with subsequent court summons. He became Minister of Defense in July After Chadli Bendjedid took nezzag, Nezzar was sent away from Tindouf to the east, a decision which he resented.
Furthermore he estimate that the principle of non-retroactivity is not respected as he is prosecuted on the basis of a law introduced on 1 January for crimes committed between and As soon asNezzar was also allegedly responsible for ordering the army to shoot hundreds of protestors participating in popular riots. Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa spent 2 years in prison in Burundi because of his political views.
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As Minister of Defence, the Accused benefited from immunity ratione personae throughout his period in office and immunity ratione materiae in respect of acts performed whilst in office after the conclusion of such office.
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Mendulang rupiah dari kapulaga by Hariyono Book 1 edition published in in Indonesian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Cultivation of cardamom as herb in Indonesia.
He experienced torture, humili Khaled Nezzar was suspected of having authorized or incited his subordinates to commit acts of torture, murder, extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances and other acts constituting war crimes. After the independence inhe occupied several positions in the Algerian Army.
Another victory against impunity for wartime sexual violence