French Appeals Court Confirms Crimes against Humanity Charges against Multinational Lafarge

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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

On May 18, 2021, a French appellate court has confirmed that the multinational enterprise Lafarge must face charges of complicity in crimes against humanity over alleged payoffs to the Islamic State group and other jihadist organizations during the Syrian civil war.[1]



[1]    AFP, French court upholds Syria ‘complicity in crimes against humanity’ charge against Lafarge, https://www.france24.com, May 18, 2022.