ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for C.A.R Rebel Leader Nourredine Adam

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for CAR Rebel Leader Nourredine Adam (News Central TV)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said Thursday it had issued an arrest warrant for a Central African Republic rebel leader  Nourredine Adam, for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the country’s civil strife in 2013.

Adam is wanted for crimes he allegedly committed while he was the country’s security minister. The crimes include torture, incarceration, persecution, enforced disappearance and cruel treatment at detention units run by the then-ruling regime.

Adam is the de-facto leader of the Popular Front for the Renaissance of the Central African Republic (FPRC) – a rebel group that emerged out of the mainly Muslim Seleka alliance in 2014.

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The warrant was originally issued under seal in January 2019 but ICC judges had now ordered it to be unsealed, the court said.

Two former Central African warlords, Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, who led anti-Balaka militias, are currently on trial at the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity.


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