ICC hands former Congolese warlord Ntaganda a 30-year term

ICC hands former Congolese warlord Ntaganda a 30-year term

Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda was sentenced by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday to 30 years in prison for his role in war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the eastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ntaganda was found guilty in July on 18…

ICC delivers guilty verdict in Congolese warlord case

ICC delivers guilty verdict in Congolese warlord case

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda was found guilty on Monday of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Ntaganda was a member of the Union des Patriotes Congolais (UPC) and its military wing, the Forces Patriotiques pour la Libération du…

Bosco Ntaganda former DRC rebel leader heard in court

On Thursday the Former Democratic Republic of the Congo’s rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda told the International Criminal Court that he was not an “infamous killer” but in fact he was a soldier who was trying to protect civilians. This is the first time that the General has spoken since he…

Bosco Ntaganda’s trial continues

Today, lawyers of notorious Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda attempted to work against the view that their client is violent and bloodthirsty, Reuters reported. They argued that he was a professional soldier who was attempting to protect civilians from the violence and turmoil in Congo in the early 2000s. Accounts…