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

Summons 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

Warrant of arrest: 11 September 2014

Opening of the trial: Vacated

Situation: Not in ICC custody

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-perpetrator 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.