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The Iraqi president says that members of the Islamic state must be tried in an international special court

July 7, 2020

Iraqi President Barham Salí said on Tuesday that members of the Islamic State jihadist group responsible for crimes in the country are from a special international tribunal for their actions during the “caliphate” that they have held in parts of the country for years Judgment should be brought. .

Salí, who met with the director of the United Nations Investigation Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes of the Islamic State (UNITAD), Karim Jan, stressed that the entire Iraqi population was a victim of the group’s jihadist and stressed that the group was behind Cases of genocide are stuck in different regions of the country.

He has defended the need to preserve evidence of these crimes so that the members of the Islamic State who are responsible for them are “brought before an international court to be held accountable,” the Iraqi news agency NINA reports.

The Iraqi president says that members of the Islamic state must be tried in an international special court
The Iraqi president says that members of the Islamic state must be tried in an international special court

UNITAD has detailed that Jan and Salí “discussed ways to push for amendments to the Iraqi Supreme Court Act, which is in Parliament, to include international crimes in Iraqi law and allow Iraqi judges to prosecute the Islamic State for the Islamic State same. “