Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

Dutch Prosecutor Vogelenzang holds documents in the courtroom prior the Netherlands' first war crimes trial for alleged atrocities in Syria committed by two Dutch nationals who fought with ISIS, in the courthouse in Schiphol, Netherlands July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online. It is the first trial in the Netherlands dealing with war crimes committed by an alleged Islamic […]

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