Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants after torture and murder of detainee

Three NGOs on Monday announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of a detainee in Syria, aiming to hold to account a murky fighting force with Kremlin links. The legal push against private military contractor Wagner Group follows a wave of torture-related cases in Europe against Syrian regime officials a decade into a punishing war whose tide was turned by Moscow’s military intervention in 2015. Three prominent advocacy groups from France, Russia and Syria filed the criminal complaint against alleged members of the contractor outfit over th…

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