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ICC Upholds Decision to Drop War Crimes Charges Against Rwandan

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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An International Criminal Court appeals chamber has upheld a ruling to drop war crimes charges against a Rwandan man. Callixte Mbarushimana faced eight counts of war crimes and five counts of crimes against humanity in connection with the rape, murder, and torture of civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. But ICC judges ordered […]

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ICC Prosecutor to Seek Long Sentence Congolese Warlord

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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The top prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says he will seek “close to the maximum” sentence for Thomas Lubanga, the Congolese warlord convicted of recruiting and using child soldiers. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo spoke at The Hague Thursday, a day after the court convicted Lubanga of war crimes in its first verdict since being […]

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Congolese Warlord Found Guilty in ICC’s First Verdict

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of sending children into battle, in the court’s first verdict since it was established a decade ago. Presiding Judge Adrian Fulford said the court unanimously found the evidence, including video footage and witness testimony, proved that Lubanga and his co-perpetrators knowingly conscripted children 15 […]

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Congolese Warlord Found Guilty in ICC’s First Verdict

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of sending children into battle, in the court’s first verdict since it was established a decade ago. Presiding Judge Adrian Fulford said the court unanimously found the evidence, including video footage and witness testimony, proved that Lubanga and his co-perpetrators knowingly conscripted children 15 […]

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Congolese Warlord Found Guilty in ICC’s First Verdict

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of sending children into battle, in the court’s first ever verdict. The judges said Wednesday the decision was unanimous; that the evidence, including video footage and witness testimony, proved beyond reasonable doubt Lubanga and his coperpetrators knowingly conscripted children younger than 15 to fight […]

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ICC to Deliver 1st Verdict, on DRC Warlord

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court is set to deliver its first ever verdict Wednesday in the trial of alleged Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga, accused of sending children into battle. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says Wednesday’s verdict will set a precedent that shows the world on guard against crimes against humanity. “Tomorrow is a very important day. […]

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ICC Dismisses Kenyans’ Bid to Have Charges Dropped

Posted March 9th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has rejected an appeal by four prominent Kenyans to have charges against them dropped. The decision means Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, lawmaker William Ruto, former civil service chief Francis Muthaura and radio executive Joshua arap Sang will be tried on charges of crimes against humanity. The four are accused of […]

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudan Defense Minister

Posted March 1st, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister, Abdel Raheem Muhammed Hussein, for his alleged crimes in the conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region. The court said Thursday that Hussein is wanted on 41 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, rape, torture, pillaging and attacks against civilians. […]

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudan Defense Minister

Posted March 1st, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Sudan’s defense minister, Abdel Raheem Muhammed Hussein. The court said Thursday that Hussein is wanted for 41 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region. Specific charges include murder, rape, forcible transfer, torture, destruction […]

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudan Defense Minister

Posted March 1st, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister, Abdel Raheem Muhammed Hussein. Hussein is accused of coordinating attacks against villages in Sudan’s Darfur region between August 2003 and March 2004. The ICC prosecutor’s office says the attacks followed a pattern in which the villages were surrounded, bombed by the Sudanese […]

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