A Libyan court has sentenced 23 Islamic State terrorists to death.
He was charged with fatal assault.
Dozens of people, including Egyptian Christians, were killed.
Tripoli: A Libyan court on Monday sentenced 23 activists to death and 14 others to life imprisonment for their role in a deadly Islamic State terror campaign that included the beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians and the capture of the city of Sirte. in 2015.
According to Reuters news agency, the attorney general’s office said in a statement that another person was sentenced to 12 years in prison, six to 10 years, one to five years and six to three years. While five were acquitted and three others died before trial. The Libyan branch of the Islamic State was one of the most powerful of the terrorist group outside its main territory in Iraq and Syria. Who profited from the chaos and war that followed the 2011 NATO-backed insurgency.
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In 2015 he attacked the luxurious Corinthia hotel in Tripoli. Nine people died in this attack. Along with this, he kidnapped dozens of Egyptian Christians and beheaded them. Whose death was shown in horrible propaganda films. After gaining territory in Benghazi, Derna and Ajdabiya in eastern Libya, the group captured the central coastal city of Sirte. This trend continued until 2016. During this time, the group imposed a harsh regime of public morality backed by brutal punishments.
Mustafa Salem Trabulsi, head of an organization for the bereaved families of those killed or missing by the group, said he expected all suspects to face the death penalty. He said “My son has disappeared and my relative, my brother-in-law has been murdered in Sirte Chowk”. Speaking in court on Monday, Fauzia Arhuma said she welcomed the death penalty after her son was killed by the group at a power station near Sirte. He said, “Today my son lifted my head up. Today I buried my son.
Tags: Islamic State, The Terrorists
FIRST POST: May 30, 2023, 07:58 HST