The Central African Republic delivered to the members and Ex-militia chief Alfred Yekatom to the International criminal court in The Hague. As in the capital, Bangui, have been informed that Yekatom been on Board a Charter plane flown out of the country. At the end of October he had been arrested because he had fired at the election of the President of Parliament shots.

The 43-Year-old former rebel chief to the International criminal court (ICC) in The Hague for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity between December 2013 and August 2014 the process.

Yekatom was the leader of a faction of the Christian Anti-Balaka militia, fighting in the Central African Republic against the Muslim Séléka rebels. He is accused according to the United Nations, numerous human rights violations. Also, the U.S. had imposed in 2015 sanctions against Yekatom. You accuse him of violent action against Muslim populations, the killing of civilians and the recruitment of more than 150 child soldiers.

The chief Prosecutor of the International criminal court, Fatou Bensouda, has welcomed the delivery Yekatoms. It is the first Time since the outbreak of the civil war in the Central African Republic six years ago, a rebel leader to the International criminal court has been delivered.

Since the coup, the Muslim Séléka rebels against the head of state, François Bozizé, in March 2013, fighting in the Central African Republic, Christian and Muslim militias. In the Fighting, thousands of people are killed and hundreds of thousands to flee has been driven. According to UN figures, nearly 1.3 million people in the country on the run – the equivalent of about a quarter of the population. About half of the 4.6 million inhabitants are dependent on humanitarian aid.

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