Said Case

The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani

Mahamat Said Abdel Kani at the opening of his trial at the ICC on 26 September 2022 ©ICC-CPI
In ICC custody

Mahamat Said Abdel Kani

​National of the Central African Republic, Seleka commander. Arrest warrant: issued under seal on 7 January 2019 

​Charges: crimes against humanity (imprisonment or other severe deprivation of liberty; torture; persecution; enforced disappearance and other inhumane acts; and war crimes (torture and cruel treatment).

Trial Chamber VI

Judge Miatta Maria Samba (President Judge)
Judge Socorro Flores Liera
Judge Sergio Gerardo Ugalde Godínez

Office of the Prosecutor

Karim A. A. Khan KC, Prosecutor
Mame Mandiaye Niang, Deputy Prosecutor


Jennifer Naouri
Dov Jacobs

Legal Representatives of the Victims

Sarah Pellet