Germany detains Syrian men over suspected mass killings

Posted March 3, 2017 1:44 pm by Editor

Germany detains Syrian men over suspected mass killings

(Vatican Radio)  German authorities have detained two Syrians, one of whom allegedly was involved in the slaying of dozens of civilians in Syria. The arrests of the suspected members of the extremist Nusra Front comes amid pressure on Germany’s government to bring war crimes suspects to justice.

Listen to Stefan Bos’ report:

Germany’s federal prosecutor’s office says a Syrian man, identified as 35-year-old Abdalfatah H.A., is suspected of war crimes over the killing of 36 Syrian government employees by his unit in March 2013. Prosecutors say he allegedly carried out “so-called Shariah death sentences” when he was part of the extremist

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