Tag Archives: DRC

Ntaganda trial opening pushed to September

In this guest post from the International Justice Monitor, Wairagala Wakabi reports on ICC judges’ decision to postpone the start of the Bosco Ntaganda trial.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Ntaganda trial opens next week

The long-awaited opening of the trial of militia leader Bosco Ntaganda at the ICC is a significant step in the fight against impunity and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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ICC abandons idea of holding Ntaganda trial in Congo; Opening statements scheduled for July 7

In this guest post from the International Justice Monitor, Wairagala Wakabi discusses the decision to hold the trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda in The Hague. The trial begins next week on 7 July.

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New DRC law criminalizes ICC crimes, strengthens cooperation with Court

The National Assembly of the DRC took an important step in the fight against impunity earlier this month by adopting a bill that incorporates the ICC Rome Statute into domestic law.

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Voices from the ground: Reactions from Ituri on recent ICC judgments

In this post from the International Justice Monitor, people from Ituri, Democratic Republic of Congo give their reactions to and ask questions about the confirmation of the acquittal of Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui and other recent ICC decisions.

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