Tag Archives: Jean-Pierre Bemba

First ICC witness tampering trial: All you need to know

The trial of five men suspected of interfering with witnesses opens at the ICC next week. Involving politicians and defense lawyers, it the first such case to come before the Court. Here’s all you need to know to bring you … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Bemba trial ends as witness-tampering charges confirmed

Closing statements were heard this week in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, with prosecutors asking judges to convict the former Congolese politician and defense counsel asking for an acquittal. Bemba is charged with two counts of crimes against humanity and three counts of war … Continue reading

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Bemba: judge orders interim release of defense lawyers

An ICC judge has ordered the release of the former head of Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba’s defense team, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, and former case manager Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo. The lawyers, who have been in detention in The Hague for … Continue reading

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