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profile_655.jpg 01.08.2014   Khieu Samphan Cambodia Cambodia On trial

Khieu Samphan is born the 27th of July 1931. He is the son of a provincial judge.

In 1955, Khieu Samphan receives a bursary to study at the University of Montpellier in France, where he publishes a thesis on peasantry and Cambodian politics. In his thesis he (already) defends the idea that...

profile_656.jpg 01.08.2014   Nuon Chea Cambodia Cambodia On trial

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...

ALIM_Abdul_Photo.jpg 01.08.2014   Abdul Alim Bangladesh Bangladesh On trial

Abdul Alim was born on 1 November 1930, in West Bangal. Abdul Alim migrated with his family to Joypurhat in 1950-1951 (northwest of present-day Bangladesh).

In 1958, he joined the Convention Muslim League and became one of its most influential leaders.

In 1971, during the...

profile_1034.jpg 01.08.2014   Abed Hameed Hmoud Iraq Iraq Sentenced

Hmoud is originally from Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. He is a distant cousin of Saddam Hussein and Hussein's former bodyguard. Hmoud began as a non-commissioned officer and rose through the ranks to lieutenant general. Then Saddam Hussein picked him as his right-hand man and Hmoud served...

1159.jpg 01.08.2014   Abdulsalami Abubakar Nigeria United States Other

Abdulsalami Abubakar was born on 13 June 1942 in Minna, Nigeria. He was educated at the Technical Institute in Kaduna and later joined the military and became member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council in 1993. Abubakar is married to Fati Lami Abubakar with whom he had six children.


ALI_AL_MAHMOUDI_Baghdadi.jpg 31.07.2014   Baghdadi Ali Al Mahmoudi Libya Libye On trial

Baghdadi Ali Al Mahmudi was born in Zaouïa, Libya in 1945. He has a diploma in medicine and has specialised in obstetrics and gynecology. He was secretary to the health department and served as Deputy Prime Minister to Prime Minister Shukri Ghanem until he was appointed to replace him. He was a...

MIR_KASHEM_Ali.png 30.07.2014   Ali Mir Kashem Bangladesh Bangladesh Sought - Arrest warrant

Ali Mir Kashem was born on Horirampur of Manikgonj in 1950 or 1951. He studied at Chittagong. He was a leader of the Islamic Chatro Sangha, the then student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami. Later he was the 3rd in command of Al Badar team. He was the central leader of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami...

30.07.2014   José Remigio Ríos San Martín Chile Spain Sought - Arrest warrant

Jose Remigio Rios San Martin was born in Chile. He was member of the special forces, paratrooper, and agent of the Mulchen brigade of the National Intelligence Directorate (DINA). In the year 1976 he served as Sergeant. He is accused of participating in the kidnap and subsequent murder of...

TOWNLEY.png 30.07.2014   Michael Vernon Townley Welsch Chile United States Sentenced

Michael Vernon Townley Welsch was born in Waterloo, Iowa, in 1942. His father worked at Ford Motor Company and was named head of the company in Chile, so he moved with his family to Santiago. In 1961 Townley married Mariana Callejas, who worked as an informer for the National Intelligence...

30.07.2014   Darko Jankovic Former Yugoslavia Serbia Sentenced

Darko Jankovic was born on 12 May 1972 in Kraljevo. He graduated from a secondary school for traffic engineering. He is married and father of two children.

The acts he is accused of were allegedly committed during the armed conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995 in his...

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