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Relief, satisfaction at conviction of Syrian former colonel (Cathrin Schaer, Al Jazeera)

The final day of the world’s first criminal trial focused on war crimes in Syria started long before dawn. A small crowd began to gather at the doors of the courthouse in the southwestern German city of Koblenz at about 3am, eager to secure their seats inside.

When Merlina Herbach and Hassan Kansour arrived at 4:30am (03:30 GMT), it was still dark outside.

Relief, satisfaction at conviction of Syrian former colonel | News | Al Jazeera