Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

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Apr 4th, 2013
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by Katie Jessup Established in 2001, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a permanent tribunal created to hold perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes accountable for their actions. Located in The Hague, Netherlands, the ICC has led to the attempted prosecution of many h...
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Dec 19th, 2012
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Former Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui has been acquitted by the International Criminal Court of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The case related to the 2003 killings of 200 residents of Bogoro village in the mineral-rich Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ...
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Jul 10th, 2012
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The International Criminal Court will hand Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga its first-ever sentence on Tuesday, after his conviction for using child soldiers in a brutal conflict in the central African country. Lubanga, 51, was convicted in March of war crimes, specifically for using child soldiers i...
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May 21st, 2012
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established on July 1, 2002 with the intention of acting as a permanent tribunal for heinous international offenses (crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes, and more recently, crimes of aggression). Unlike the International Court of Justice—the judici...
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Mar 17th, 2012
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New York, The Security Council today noted with appreciation the issuance of the first verdict of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which this week found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo guilty of conscripting child soldiers under the age of 15 into his militia. “War crimes involving the ...
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Mar 17th, 2012
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ICC Conviction of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo Press Statement Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 16, 2012   On March 14 2012, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, former commander of the Patriotic Forces for the Lib...
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Mar 15th, 2012
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Washington – The United States on Wednesday hailed as “a historic moment” the conviction by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of Congolese militia boss Thomas Lubanga on war crimes charges. “It is an historic moment and an important step in providing justice and accountab...
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Mar 14th, 2012
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The Hague – The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of war crimes in its landmark first ruling since it was set up a decade ago. Lubanga was accused of recruiting and deploying child soldiers during a five-year conflict until 2003. An estimate...
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Mar 14th, 2012
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The Hague – Rights groups on Wednesday hailed the conviction of Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga before the International Criminal Court for conscripting child soldiers. “It’s a very strong message against those who commit these crimes, it’s a sign that impunity does no...