Militia leader

WASHINGTON | US targets Libyan militia leader with sanctions

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on the leader of a militia in Libya for attacks on the country’s oil facilities. The U.S. says Ibrahim Jadhran (ib-rah-heem jud-raan)’s attacks “robbed the Libyan people of billions of dollars in oil revenue.” Wednesday’s action is part of a push to take forceful action against … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US targets Libyan militia leader with sanctions

PORTLAND, Ore | FBI agent found not guilty of lying about gunshots

PORTLAND, Ore — An FBI agent has been found not guilty of lying about firing shots at a militia leader who participated in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge. A jury on Friday returned the verdict on W. Joseph Astarita. Astarita was charged with making false statements and obstruction of justice after telling … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | FBI agent found not guilty of lying about gunshots

Militia leader convicted in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Human rights groups in Central African Republic say a former warlord who fought in the anti-Balaka militia has been sentenced to life in prison, a first for this conflict-wracked country. The International Federation for Human Rights said Monday that the conviction of Rodrigue Ngaibona, known as “General Andjilo,” is … Continue reading Militia leader convicted in Central African Republic