Syrian doctor Alaa Mousa from Homs is tried before the Higher Regional Court for torture. He war working as an trauma surgeon and orthopedist in Germany until his arrest.
German newspaper BILD reports:
He should have been an angel in white. But he apparently decided to give his patients hell on earth. Now the Syrian torture doctor Alaa M. (36) is standing before the State Protection Senate of the Higher Regional Court (OLG) in Frankfurt.
The charge is crimes against humanity. He is accused of torture in 18 cases, as well as murder and serious bodily harm.
The Syrian entered the courtroom handcuffed at 10:04 am Wednesday – his face hidden under the hood of a winter jacket. He wore a white shirt over a blue suit jacket with a white handkerchief. His hair was shorter on the sides and he wore an FFP2 mask over his mouth and nose. He stared at the ground, motionless, until the end of the indictment at 10:44 am.