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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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#GlobalJustice Weekly – First Lord’s Resistance Army leader trial?

In Global Justice news this week: First Lord’s Resistance Army leader Dominic Ongwen may go to trial; French President Francois Hollande said he would pull his country’s troops from the CAR once it elected a new president; Tales from Uganda’s female … Continue reading

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More charges for LRA commander Ongwen?

In this post from the International Justice Monitor, Wairagala Wakabi reports from a hearing on the Dominic Ongwen case, during which prosecutors discussed their ongoing investigations and the possibility that new charges could be brought against the former militia commander.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Nigerian girls still not brought back

Accountability is urgently needed for continuing grave crimes against Nigerian women and girls civil society said this week—the anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok, many of whom remain missing.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Ongwen appears before ICC

Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen this week made his first appearance before ICC Pre-Trial Chamber II following his surrender earlier this month. Single Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova ensured that the suspect understood the charges against him – three counts of crimes against … Continue reading

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