Chui Found Not Guilty

Matthieu Ngdolo Chui, alleged to have been a leader of militias in the Democratic Republic of  Congo (DRC), was found not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity today by Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court.  This is the second verdict issued by the ICC.  Thomas Lubanga … Continue reading

Lubanga Sentenced to 14 Years

  Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, the first accused brought to the International Criminal Court, has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for the war crimes of recruiting, conscripting and enlisting child soldiers in his rebel army in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Union of Congolese … Continue reading

Lubanga Closing Scheduled

Although testimony is still being taken, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has set out a timetable for the closing arguments in the trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo.  The order states that the prosecution and the victims should go first and must make their submissions by June … Continue reading