#56 Inside the Raslan Trial: The Raslan Verdict in Detail
SJAC’s 58th trial monitoring report details day 110 of the trial of Anwar Raslan in Koblenz, Germany. The Judges found him guilty of being an accomplice to 27 murders, 4,000 cases torture and severe deprivation of liberty, and three cases of sexual violence as crimes against humanity. According to the Judges, Raslan could have safely escaped together with his family at an earlier time. Instead, Raslan chose to continue to benefit from the privileges of his position within the intelligence services. The Judges found Raslan to be a careerist and opportunist. After weighing the aggravating and mitigating factors and based on the totality of evidence, Raslan was sentenced to life imprisonment.