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Russia places ICC president on Wanted list

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has placed President of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Piotr Hofmanski on the country’s wanted list, local media reported Monday. “Hofmanski Piotr Jozef, Polish. Wanted under an article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation,” TASS reported, citing …

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Former ICC official accused of funding LRA leader Kony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been asked to investigate one of its former employees over allegations of facilitating and funding Joseph Kony, the fugitive leader of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Brigid Inder, who was a Special Gender Advisor to former ICC Prosecutor …

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Ongwen yet to choose country for his jail term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA, Dominic Ongwen is yet to make a formal submission to the Presidency of the International Criminal Court – ICC of a preferred country where he will be serving his 25-years’ jail sentence. …

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Dominic Ongwen’s trial

How the case of a former child soldier at the ICC exposed weaknesses in international criminal law COMMENT | Clare Frances Moran | Guilt and innocence are rarely clear-cut, even in the most heinous of crimes. The recent appeal of Dominic Ongwen, former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), shines a light …

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ICC moves to institute additional charges against Joseph Kony

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) says it will add additional charges against the elusive Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel leader, Joseph Kony once a confirmation charge hearing is granted by Pre-trial Chamber II Judges. The ICC issued an arrest warrant …

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ICC seeks additional information from victims of Ongwen’s crimes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking additional information from victims of former Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebel commander, Dominic Ongwen in a build-up to the reparation processes. The presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt last week instructed the court’s registry to conduct a …

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ICC throws out Dominic Ongwen’s appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Criminal Court appeals chamber threw out an appeal by former LRA rebel commander Dominic Ongwen challenging the 25-year sentence. The Hague-based court last year convicted Ongwen and consequently sentenced him to 25 years imprisonment for crimes against humanity committed during the insurgency in Northern …

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Kenyan lawyer facing ICC charges found dead

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | A Kenyan lawyer who was facing witness interference charges at The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) was found dead at his home on Monday evening, the police confirmed on Tuesday. The police said Paul Gicheru, 53, had been a person of interest in an ICC case …

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