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Geolocating Libya’s Social Media Executioner


Warning: this article contains graphic material. Update: Incident One, Four and Five have been geolocated.
In Short:
The International Criminal Court issued its first ever arrest warrant solely based on social media evidence;
This warrant is a significant development and aligns the Court with the realities of today’s conflict zones;
All seven videos on which Libyan commander Werfalli is charged with murder as a war crime can be found online;
With the help of the verification platform Check, Bellingcat is crowdsourcing the geolocation of the locations shown in these videos. Three out of seven videos have been geolocated so far.
Open source information is a potential …read more

Source: bellingcat

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