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DRC: 10 facts about the ICC Ntaganda trial

The ICC trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda will open on 2 September 2015. Here are ten facts to bring you up to speed.

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ICC trial of M23 leader Ntaganda to open in DRC?

Next month’s opening of the trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda could take place in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say ICC judges. If given the green light, it would be a first for the Court. We discuss … Continue reading

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Lubanga: Appeals dismissed in landmark first ICC trial

The ICC’s trial first landmark trial concluded in The Hague this week with the Appeals Chamber confirming the conviction and and 14 year sentence against Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga. In 2012, Lubanga was found responsible for the war crimes … Continue reading

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Qualified welcome for ICC’s Katanga conviction

The ICC conviction of Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga earlier this month has been broadly welcomed as an important step forward for justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the judges’ decision to find him guilty as an accessory … Continue reading

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