Category Archives: Uganda

Ongwen hearing screened in Uganda

In this guest post from IJmonitor, Lino Owor Ogora, director, Foundation for Justice and Development Initiatives (FJDI), reports on a live screening in Northern Uganda of Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing. The local engagement with this event underlines the value of ICC … Continue reading

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ICC to decide if LRA commander Ongwen to face trial

Key pre-trial hearing for Ugandan rebel leader accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity opens in The Hague.

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Ongwen: Expanded charges would allow more victim participation

                      In this guest post from International Justice Monitor, Sharon Nakandha of the Open Society Justice Initiative argues that the expansion of charges against Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen will … Continue reading

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Improving victim participation in the Ongwen case: lessons from Lubanga

In this guest post from Humanity United, Jeanne Elone of TrustAfrica reflects on victim participation at the ICC, and how it may be improved in the upcoming Ongwen case. She argues that by drawing on experiences from the Lubanga case, victims could have … Continue reading

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Countering the anti-ICC agenda in Africa

In this guest post from Humanity United, Sulemana Braimah, executive director of Media Foundation for West Africa, discusses the difficult but important relationship between the ICC and African states, and provides suggestions for the way forward.

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