BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:15 P.M.) – A German court sentenced a Syrian national to life in prison on Monday after he was found to have committed war crimes in his native country.

According to the official website of the Dusseldorf Court, the judge sentenced the Syrian  national, Ibrahim A., 43, to life in prison for the war crimes he committed during his stint as a militia commander in northern Syria.

“As a commander he used lawlessness resulting from chaos of the civil war and his de facto control of parts of Aleppo for criminal gains, plundering and kidnapping people whom he tortured or allowed to be tortured by his militiamen,” the statement read.

Sputnik News reported that the convict amassed a fortune by claiming ransom, investigators found. He was arrested in Germany after a survivor recognized him.

Ibrahim denies the charges. The court said the sentence can be appealed.

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When they come to Europe, they’re terorrists. When they’re in Syria, they are “freedom fighters”.

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Well as a German I’m actually glad the legislative is persecuting these people regardless of how much the executive loves to pretend they’re noble fighters for democracy. Imagine these murderers actually got to live the high life in europe. As long as their victims speak up the justice system will put them behind bars. It would be nice if Merkel would manage to be less subservient to the US, but I think Trump could literally serve her s**t and she’d eat it gladly. They don’t have to like Assad, but it would be nice if at the very least they… Read more »

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They’re terrorists in Syria too…
Except for Julian ‘Jihadi’ Roepcke who writes for the pitiful tabloid named ‘Bild’ 🙂
In fact, Germans should extradite this cockroach giving him to Syrian justice.
It’d be even a stronger message since we can be sure that the noose would wait for him in Syria…

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Who is going to sentence Nutty-Yahoo and his Zio-Puppets like US, UK, France leaders for their war crimes in Syria?

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Will German courts their own military personnel for participating with others in this War OF Terror?

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