The Prosecutor v. Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein

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Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein

Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein Age: Over sixty
Place of birth: Born in or around Dankla in Karma city in North Khartoum
Nationality: Sudanese
StatusCurrent Minister of National Defence and former Minister of the Interior and former Sudanese President’s Special Representative in Darfur
Warrant of arrest1 March 2012
Status of proceedingsThe execution of the arrest warrant is pending

The warrant of arrest for Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein (“Hussein”) lists thirteen counts on the basis of his individual criminal responsibility under article 25(3)(a) of the Rome Statute as an indirect (co)perpetrator including:

  • Seven counts of crimes against humanity: persecution (article 7(l)(h)); murder (article 7(1)(a)); forcible transfer (article 7(1)(d)); rape (article 7(1)(g)); inhumane acts (article 7(l)(k)); imprisonment or severe deprivation of liberty (article 7(l)(e)); and torture (article 7(1)(f)).
  • Six counts of war crimes: murder (article 8(2)(c)(i)); attacks against a civilian population (article 8(2)(e)(i)); destruction of property (article 8(2)(e)(xii)); rape (article 8(2)(e)(vi)); pillaging (article 8(2)(e)(v)); and outrage upon personal dignity (article 8(2)(c)(ii)).