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profile_656.jpg 22.08.2014   Nuon Chea Cambodia Cambodia Sentenced

Nuon Chea, with real name Long Bunruot, was born in 1927, in Battambang.

He completed his secondary studies in Bangkok, Thailand where he lived until 1948. He then studied law in Bangkok but did not complete his studies.

Between 1945 and 1948, he was part-time public...

VAZQUEZ.png 22.08.2014   Gilberto Valentin Vázquez Bisio Uruguay Argentina,  Uruguay Sentenced

Gilberto Valentin Vázquez Bisio was born on 20 August 1945. He joined the army in March 1963. He was a Colonel of the Uruguyan army under the military dictatorship. He was also a member of the Defence Information Service (SID) led by Colonel Juan Antonio Rodríguez Buratti and of the...

Capture_d_ecran_2012-05-18_a_12.15.23.png 22.08.2014   Jorge Alberto Silveira Quesada Uruguay Argentina,  Uruguay Sentenced

Jorge Alberto Silveira Quesada was born on 20 September 1945 in Uruguay. He joined the Army in 1965 and began to serve in the Infantry. In 1968, he enrolled at the School of the Americas to study for a Special Cadet Course. In 1971, he joined the Artillery Group No. 1, based at La...

22.08.2014   José Felipe Sande Lima Uruguay Uruguay Sentenced

José Felipe Sande Lima, also known as “310”, was born on 15 April 1948. At a young age he joined the Home Office, where he began working for the metropolitan police force. In 1973, the year of the coup d’état, he held a junior rank, but only three years later, in 1976, he joined the...

22.08.2014   Ilya Mashonkin USSR Latvia Other

Ilya Mashonkin was born in 1915 and he was a former member of the NKVD secret police of the Soviet Union when he was stationed in Latvia after the Soviet army regained control of the country towards the end of World War II.

Mashonkin was accused of being involved in the deportation of...

BEN_ALI_Zine_al_Abidine_img.jpg 22.08.2014   Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali Tunisia Tunisie Sentenced

Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was born on 3 September 1936 in Hamman Sousse, Tunisia. Ben Ali married for the first time in 1964 to Naïma Kefi. They had three girls together then divorced in 1988. Ben Ali married a second time in 1992 to Leïla Trabelsi. They also had three children together.


BOUTERSE_Desire.png 22.08.2014   Desiré Delano Bouterse Suriname Suriname,  Netherlands Dismissal - lack of jurisdiction

Désiré “Dési” Bouterse was born in Suriname on 13 October 1945. He went to the Netherlands to undergo military training.

In 1980, five years after Suriname’s independence from the Netherlands, he participated in a military coup and subsequently became Chairman of the National Military...

IYAMUREMYE_Jean-Claude_img.jpg 22.08.2014   Jean-Claude Iyamuremye Rwanda Rwanda,  Netherlands Indicted

Jean-Claude Iyamuremye was born in Rwanda in 1978. A member of the Hutu ethnic group, he is suspected of having been a leader of an Interahamwe militia during the Rwandan Genocide and of having been complicit in the murder and attempted genocide of the Tutsi people on several occasions.


SUBOTIC_Vehid_img.jpg 22.08.2014   Vehid Subotic Former Yugoslavia Bosnia Herzegovina On trial

Vehid Subotic was born on 29 May 1973 in Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was a member of the Second Battalion of the Seventh Muslim Brigade of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Bosnian War, which took place from 1992-1995.

Subotic is accused of ordering the...

profile_810.jpg 22.08.2014   François Bazaramba Rwanda Finlande Sentenced

François Bazaramba was born in Rwanda in 1951. He earned a master's degree from Cameroon.

At the time of the genocide, he was a pastor in the Baptist church in the community Nyakizu in the Southern Province. Bazaramba had no formal managerial position in the administration of the town of...

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