Category Archives: Lubanga

Lubanga for early release? Views from Ituri

In this guest post from the International Justice Monitor, Olivia Bueno of the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), in consultation with Congolese activists, reports on the possibility of Thomas Lubanga’s early release. He has served two-thirds of his sentence for child soldier … Continue reading

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Lubanga: First ICC convict pleads for early release

In this guest post from the International Justice Monitor, Wairagala Wakabi reports on the appeal of the ICC’s first convict, Thomas Lubanga, for early release from his 14-year sentence for child soldier war crimes.

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Five essential elements for ICC victims reparations

ICC judges have set out five essential elements for victims reparations orders in an appeals decision in the case against convicted Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – DRC victims in line for collective reparations

Victims of grave crimes by convicted militia leader Thomas Lubanga in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in line to receive collective reparations following a key ruling by ICC appeals judges this week.

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Children, not soldiers

Despite a growing number of prosecutions at the ICC and the launch of a new UN campaign, the brutal crime of using of children as soldiers continues in armed conflicts around the world. This Red Hand Day, we call on … Continue reading

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