Congolese warlord surrenders but will justice prevail?

2016-10-15 13:00

A rights group has expressed concern over whether justice will prevail after warlord Gedeon Kyungu Mutanga surrendered in southern Democratic Republic of Congo with about 100 of his fighters.

How much is child soldier's lost youth worth? ICC asks

2016-10-12 13:18

"How do you calculate a lost childhood?" That was the question before war crimes judges trying to set the amount of landmark reparations to be paid to former Congolese child soldiers.

US extradites Rwandan academic to face genocide charges

2016-09-29 14:21

A Rwandan academic who is accused of participating in the 1994 genocide has arrived in the country following his extradition from the United States.

Timbuktu ready to forgive as jihadist faces justice

2016-09-25 19:00

Timbuktu's residents still recall with horror the sight of jihadists waging a campaign of destruction against the fabled Malian city. But now some say they are ready to forgive an extremist whose trial in The Hague they see as a rare moment of justice.

US Congress calls ISIS atrocities 'genocide'

2016-03-15 11:39

American lawmakers have voted to label ISIS atrocities in Syria and Iraq 'genocide', and called for setting up Syrian war crimes tribunal under United Nations authority.

ICC declines term cut for Lubanga

2015-09-22 20:01

The International Criminal Court has rejected an application by convicted Congolese war criminal Thomas Lubanga for his early release.

Witness tells ICC how DRC rebels came to 'wage war'

2015-09-15 14:33

The first witness has begun testifying in the trial of former Congolese rebel Bosco Ntangada, who stands accused before the ICC on 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Congolese 'Terminator' to address war crimes trial

2015-09-03 12:30

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda is set to to address his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court, speaking publicly for the first time since he surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali in 2013.

Congolese warlord Ntaganda pleads not guilty at ICC

2015-09-02 12:15

Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has pleaded not guilty to war crimes as his trial started at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Congolese 'Terminator' warlord's ICC trial to open

2015-09-02 07:38

Former Congolese warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda is set to go on trial before the International Criminal Court for war crimes, including the rape of a child soldier within his own rebel army.


DRC militia leader, 100 fighters surrender to authorities

2016-10-13 07:19

The governor of the Democratic Republic of Congo's Haute-Katanga province says a warlord and militia leader who escaped prison has surrendered along with 100 of his fighters.

ICC close to paying first war crimes reparations

2016-10-11 12:20

The ICC is closing in on another milestone as it seeks to make its first ever reparation to gthe victims of war crimes, focusing on the pain suffered by child soldiers.

DRC's Bemba appeals ICC war crimes conviction

2016-09-29 06:00

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, jailed for 18 years for war crimes, has formally appealed against his conviction by the ICC, arguing his trial was "flawed," his lawyers have said.

DRC warlord on hunger strike at war crimes trial

2016-09-13 21:02

Congolese former rebel Bosco Ntaganda has gone on hunger strike and is refusing to appear at his international war crimes trial in protest against his detention conditions, judges have been told.

ICC brings 60 new charges against LRA Kony's deputy

2015-09-25 08:07

The ICC has unveiled 60 new war crimes charges against the deputy leader of Uganda’s brutal Lord’s Resistance Army, including using child soldiers and keeping sex slaves.

Sri Lanka setting up war-crimes court

2015-09-17 18:36

Sri Lanka has agreed to have a special court under a domestic mechanism investigate alleged war crimes committed during the country's 26-year civil war.

Senegal court says receives war crimes complaint against Chad’s Deby

2015-09-03 17:21

The Senegalese court trying ex-Chadian dictator Hissene Habre for atrocities has received a complaint of rights abuses against his successor, it says.

DRC militia leader pleads 'not guilty' as ICC trial opens

2015-09-02 13:59

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has pleaded “not guilty” to crimes, including the rape of child soldiers in a campaign of pillage and murder in northeast DRC’s Ituri province in the early 2000s.

Congolese 'Terminator' warlord's ICC trial opens

2015-09-02 12:05

The trial of former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has opened at the ICC, where the ex-rebel faces 18 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

China welcomes 'old friend' Omar Bashir

2015-09-01 13:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping has welcomed Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, as an 'old friend', as China's foreign ministry defended his invite to a military parade to mark the end of WWII.

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