National Implementation of IHL
Ercole case, Tribunal at Livorno,13 April 2000
13.04.2000
Tribunal at Livorno

Summary
In the Ercole case in 2000, Italy’s Tribunal of Livorno tried and sentenced a former paratrooper to 18 months’ suspended imprisonment for abusing his authority during his participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation in Somalia and, pending the outcome of connected civil proceedings, made him provisionally liable to the payment of 30,000,000 Italian lire to a Somali citizen who had been tortured.

Decision
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