VAE: Capturing Multiple Elements of a Crime on Camera – Field Note



This Field Note explains how the Prosecution at the International Criminal Court (ICC) used video to prove war crimes committed by Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who was charged with destroying religious and historic buildings in Timbuktu, Mali.

This Field Note can be read alongside ‘Anatomy of a Crime’ and ‘Collection Planning’ sections of the Video as Evidence Field Guide. Find other sections of the Guide and materials related to using video as evidence here.

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