The Prosecutor v. Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain

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Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain

Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain ©ICC-CPI/Toussaint Kluiters Commander-in-Chief of Justice and Equality Mouvement Collective-Leadership, one of the components of the United Resistance Front
Summonses to appear:

Issued under seal on 27 August, 2009

Unsealed on 15 June, 2010
First appearance: 17 June 2010
Confirmation of charges hearings: 8 December 2010
Decision on the confirmation of charges: 7 March 2011
​Opening of the trial: scheduled on 18 November 2014

Proceedings against Saleh Mohammed Jerbo Jamus were terminated by Trial Chamber IV on 4 October 2013 after receiving evidence pointing towards his death.


Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain (Banda) is allegedly criminally responsible as co-perpetrators for three war crimes under article 25(3)(a) of the Rome Statute:

  • violence to life, whether committed or attempted, within the meaning of article 8(2)(c)(i) of the Statute;
  • intentionally directing attacks against personnel, installations, material, units or vehicles involved in a peacekeeping mission within the meaning of article 8(2)(e)(iii) of the Statute; and
  • pillaging within the meaning of article 8(2)(e)(v) of the Statute.