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ICC extends deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s appeal on sentence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Criminal Court Appeals Chamber has extended the deadline for Dominic Ongwen to file the notice of appeal and the appeal brief against the sentence of the Trial Chamber IX. ICC sentenced the former Sinia brigade commander under the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA on May …

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THE INDEPENDENT: Ongwen victims wanted tougher sentence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Dominic Ongwen’s victims wanted tougher extension: But why were they mourning alone? THE LAST WORD The new religious crusade: How the Christian faith has influenced Western intrusions into other countries to promote democracy ANALYSIS …

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Pajule town council residents welcome Ongwen’s 25 year jail sentence

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Pajule town council and Bongtiko sub-county in Pader district have reacted to the 25 year jail sentence handed to former Lord’s Resistance Army rebel commander Dominic Ongwen by the International Criminal Court-ICC Judges. The joint sentence was delivered by the ICC presiding judge …

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Ongwen asks ICC to spare him from ‘further’ imprisonment

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Dominic Ongwen, a former Commander in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army has asked the International Criminal Court-ICC to spare him from further imprisonment since he has already spent a great part of his life from childhood in “prison”. Appearing at The Hague based court on …

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UN chief welcomes revocation of U.S. sanctions against ICC officials

Under Donald Trump, the United States imposed sanctions on the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, after she launched a war crimes investigation targeting US military personnel in Afghanistan United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the revocation by the United States of former President Donald Trump’s executive …

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U.S. lifts Trump-imposed sanctions against ICC prosecutor

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States on Friday lifted sanctions against senior officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that were imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement that President Joe Biden had revoked an executive order against …

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