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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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Dominic Ongwen guilty, says ICC

He was not a puppet on a string, judges rule | THE INDEPENDENT | On Feb.04, the International Criminal Court (ICC) found Dominic Ongwen guilty for a total of 61 comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes, committed in northern Uganda. Ongwen was found guilty for attacks against the civilian …

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Uganda explores dark tourism potential

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has identified dark tourism as a product it believes will not only help diversify Uganda’s tourism product offerings but also help the younger generation understand the journey of their country. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Dark tourism is one that involves travel to places historically …

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Indicting Uganda and the ICC

How the international court gamed Museveni into a deal of partial justice COMMENT | GAAKI KIGAMBO | Since its inception in 2002 to date, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has studiously defended itself against accusations it is an imperial project; especially in Africa, by pointing to the number of cases …

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Two week delay in Dominic Ongwen trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judges have delayed the resumption of the trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court  by another two weeks. The next segment of the trial of Ongwen had been scheduled to resume on Monday after two months of …

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ICC prosecution team in Uganda to unpack Ongwen’s defense

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court – ICC have pitched camp in Northern Uganda to unpack the opening statement of former LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen to victims of the two decades’ conflict. Ongwen is facing 70 counts of …

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