Syrian official sentenced to life for crimes against humanity with support of joint investigation team assisted by Eurojust

29 June 2022|PUBLICATION
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In a landmark judgement on 13 January 2022, the German Higher Regional Court of Koblenz sentenced a former high-ranking Syrian official to life imprisonment for his involvement in crimes against humanity. In 2021, an associate of the high-ranking official was sentenced by the same court to four and a half years’ imprisonment for crimes against humanity and torture.




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