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First Look In Timbuktu, a nine-year jail sentence for destroying ancient shrines

The International Criminal Court handed down its first sentence based on cultural destruction as a war crime.

Patrick Post/Reuters/File

The first Muslim rebel to be tried in an international court for a war crime for destruction of cultural heritage was sentenced to nine years in prison.

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