BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The former spokesperson for Jaysh Al-Islam, Islam Alloush, has reportedly been arrested in France on charges of war crimes, the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) reported on Friday.

“Following this complaint, Islam Alloush’s arrest on 29 January in Marseille, followed by an indictment, paves the way for the first investigation of the rebel armed group’s crimes. Majdi Mustafa Ne’ma, known by his nom de guerre Islam Alloush, was the spokesperson and a senior official of Jaysh al-Islam. The group numbered up to more than 20,000 fighters and carried out a reign of terror in the rebel areas it controlled, mainly in the Eastern Ghouta, until it lost control over them in April 2018,” the organization said.

The organization, which did extensive research on Alloush, said the former Jaysh Al-Islam spokesperson committed several crimes, including the forced enlishment of children in the East Ghouta region of Damascus.

FIDH also highlighted the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of the Douma 4 activists, which Jaysh Al-Islam is believed to have information about.

The organization has previously filed similar complaints about both government and opposition officials in the past; however, this is one of the first major arrests to be made.

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Kill him or send him home to Syria if indicted.

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Na SD, why give him the pleasure of believing in his getting 72 whoores free of cost? Put him in hard detention camp & make him learn Mandarin Chinese language everyday for minimum 6 to 8 hours for next 5 years minimum.

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Stern : you know we can’t do it, even if I’d be pleased to make a Bigeard Shrimp from him (drop him above the sea from a helicopter while wearing concrete shoes)

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@death 2, I know the laws but they do not deserve its protection.

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Welcome to France! 🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽
War crimes = Transfer to the ICJ in the Hague = will die in prison.
The only issue : it’s costly, I’d prefer only spending 0.31€ from my own pocket to put a 9mm Parabellum in his neck, but hey, the rule of the law and human rights being enforced in the E.U.

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DBS, except for getting any cardinal services you know a 3 letter word always used with a 4 letter word, he gets to live out his life till death eating sleeping exercising & sheltered from weather just losing his freedom in a prison. Hey not bad huh! No wonder Jihadis prefer EU and not Saudi

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@death2, make it a Barnaul .223 Rem for 0.15 € if You take 1000 or better the hangman’s daughter.

He deserves no ammo.

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“Forced enlishment”? seriously? That is the worst you could find for JI crimes in Syria? Or is it again shekels doing their magic here at AMN?