January 21, 2015
by William Helbling
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday urged renewed efforts to arrest militia leader and accused war criminal Joseph Kony. The statement came after the announcement of the ICC taking legal custody of former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic ...[read more]
January 19, 2015
by William Helbling
Amnesty International (AI) on Sunday reported that the International Criminal Court (ICC) took legal custody of former commander of Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen in Central African Republic's capital Bangui last week. AI believes that transferring Ongwen to the ICC is a huge step to ...[read more]
January 13, 2015
by Valerie Howell
After days of discussions, the Ugandan military decided on Tuesday to send Dominic Ongwen, a rebel leader with the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), to trial in the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ICC has sought to try Ongwen, who is thought to be ...[read more]
January 7, 2015
by Taylor Gillan
The Ugandan army on Wednesday confirmed that top Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen is now in the custody of US forces. Ongwen, the second-in-command of the rebel militia group headed by alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony, surrendered himself on Sunday in Central African ...[read more]
November 22, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
The Central African Republic (CAR) government on Thursday said that accused war criminal Joseph Kony has been speaking with CAR President Michel Djotodia about negotiating a surrender. Kony is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for 12 counts of crimes against humanity and 21 war ...[read more]
May 14, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Ugandan military forces Saturday captured one of the highest leaders of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), the rebel militia group headed by alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony. The Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) ambushed and captured Major General Caesar Achellam along the banks of the... ...[read more]
April 8, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the Associated Press on Friday that he is certain that fugitive Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony will be arrested this year. Moreno-Ocampo pointed to the amount of publicity surrounding the recent campaign by Invisible Children to ...[read more]
March 15, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
Two members of the US House of Representatives introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting Ugandan citizens from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) led by alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony. The legislation calls for the expansion of the telecommunications infrastructure in Uganda, ...[read more]
March 9, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo expressed his support on Thursday for a campaign by Invisible Children to capture alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony. However, Amnesty International (AI) cautioned Friday that "nyone joining the Kony 2012 campaign should ...[read more]
July 9, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
The International Criminal Court (ICC) said Wednesday that it is still seeking the arrest of Ugandan rebel leader and war crimes suspect Joseph Kony and his deputies, four years after warrants for the men were issued by the court. Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), is wanted by t... ...[read more]

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