Germany/Iraq: World’s first judgment on crime of genocide against the Yazidis

In the world’s first criminal trial addressing genocide against the Yazidis, today the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt, Germany, convicted Taha Al J. for genocide and crimes against humanity. This is the first time a former member of the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) has been convicted of genocide. On August 3, 2014, … Continue reading Germany/Iraq: World’s first judgment on crime of genocide against the Yazidis