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ICC finds Malian jihadist guilty of Timbuktu attacks

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday found a Malian jihadist guilty of destroying Timbuktu's fabled shrines, in a landmark judgement experts hope will send a strong message to safeguard the world's ancient monuments. "The chamber unanimously finds that Mr al-Mahdi is guilty of the crime of attacking protected sites as a war crime," judge Raul Pangalangan said at the tribunal in The Hague.
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