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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Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line. Are you an author? The OAG also received a second rebuke, since it should have investigated the allegations of torture anyway against its own view.
The charges against Nezzar are grave. Now, the OAG has to continue the proceedings against Nezzar. Decision of 25 July Those crimes were left unpunished.
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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 Nezzr for crimes committed prior to the amendment of 1 January on which the jurisdiction of the Swiss courts is based? This page was last edited on 16 Mayat All other rights remain the property of swissinfo. He was released in exchange of a promise to comply with subsequent court summons. He was residing in Germany since Furthermore nezzr 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 Call to renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry Enforced disappearances – a former police officer sentenced for crimes jezzar humanity At the time of filing the criminal complaints, the Accused was staying in a hotel in Switzerland where he was arrested by Swiss authorities.
In recent years, however, this concept khaleed functional immunity has been challenged by allegations that former government officials have committed international crimes whilst in office. As regards the use for private purposes, it is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific content, and to place it on your own website or a website of third parties.
Following an assassination attempt inNezzar resigned from his official functions as Minister of Defence and Member of the Khaped Council of State. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Suisse: nouvelles plaintes contre l’ancien ministre algérien de la Défense Khaled Nezzar
Sincehe has been living in exile in Germany. English Choose a language for shopping. In Januaryalong with other members of the military, Nezzar allegedly staged a coup against the incumbent president Chadli Bendjedid. Provide feedback about this page. In this position, he became the man of all decisions within the government.
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The Court judged that the crimes were indeed committed in the context of such a conflict, and that the former minister could therefore face charges of war crimes, and enzzar potentially charges of crimes against humanity.
Doctor Mukwege founded Panzi Hospital in Bukavu in Related Content Trial Watch. B and C, both Algerian refugees residing in Switzerland also khxled a complaint against the Accused alleging to be victims of torture at the hands of the Accused in paras. It ruled that the intensity of the clashes between Islamist groups and the state security forces nfzzar Algeria, as well as the level of organisation of the former, meant that the violence could be classed as conflict under the Geneva Convention — and therefore is subject to international law.
Retrieved from ” https: Khaled Nezzar files an appeal against the opening of the investigation, arguing that his position as Minister of Defence at the time protected him from criminal prosecution in Switzerland.
Reuse article Swiss court rules Algerian minister can be investigated Jun 7, – The content of nezzqr website by kahled. In his memoirs, he recounts his hostility during this period to the interim prime minister Mouloud Khalsd and president Chadli Bendjedidwhom he accuses of effectively “conniving” with the Islamic Salvation Front for the sake of increasing their power. Especially as the Court affirmed that he could not have ignored the abuses committed by his subordinates. I ask for that word not to be used: Night fantasies by Sardar Recording in Kurdish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Kurdisk instrumentalmusik.
Its jurisdiction therefore did not cover investigating charges of war crimes brought against Nezzar, it claimed. Prosecutors on the Front Line: March Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo. It argued that the precondition of an armed conflict was not given at the time he was charged.
He went to Moscow in to receive military training at the French Military Academy there. On 1 Decemberthe public prosecutor ruled that it has jurisdiction. He rose rapidly through the ranks, and, byhe was a ground forces commander at Ain Naadja in Algierswhere he played a significant role in suppressing the ” Black October ” riots. Algeria’s first democratic election since independence went to the Islamic Salvation Front FISbut when they initiated Islamic reforms, protests erupted.
His mother died in Extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances and acts of torture, the list of abuses is long. Please try your request again later. Enforced disappearances – a former police officer sentenced for crimes against humanity Swiss Court orders resumption of war crimes investigation Inhe unusual for an Algerian general published his memoirs, written in French and translated into Arabic. Views Read Edit View history.