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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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South Sudan Rebel Chief Killed

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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A renegade general who vowed to fight against the newly formed government in South Sudan is dead. South Sudan Vice President Rick Machar confirmed the death of George Athor Deng Tuesday. Machar said he was killed Monday during a clash with government troops, saying Athor had been the most dangerous rebel leader in the country. […]

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