October 3, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo on Wednesday appealed his conviction and sentence from the International Criminal Court. Lubanga was convicted in March for the war crimes of enlisting and conscripting children under the age of 15 and using them to ...[read more]
August 7, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Tuesday that it would begin implementation of a plan to provide reparations to the victims of convicted war criminal Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Funds will be collected for the court by Trust Fund for Victims based on reparation claims by victims, and ...[read more]
June 13, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The office of prosecution of the International Criminal Court (ICC) asked the court on Wednesday to sentence the convicted Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo to 30 years of imprisonment. Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the court in the sentencing ...[read more]
April 6, 2012
by Leah Kathryn Sell
JURIST Guest Columnist Niccolò Pons, Assistant Legal Officer of the Pre-Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court, says that the guilty verdict against Thomas Lubanga, the first verdict issued by the ICC, is a victory for both the former commander's victims and for the court itself...O... ...[read more]
March 15, 2012
by Jamie Reese
International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Thursday that he would seek the maximum sentence for recently convicted Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Lubanga was found guilty Wednesday of the war crimes of enlisting and ...[read more]
March 14, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday issued its first verdict, a unanimous decision that Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo is guilty of the war crimes of enlisting and conscripting children under the age of 15 and using them to participate actively ...[read more]
August 28, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On August 28, 2006, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) formally charged Thomas Lubanga with enlisting child soldiers in the Ituri district of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Lubanga, founder of the militant Union of Patriotic Congolese, was the first war crimes ...[read more]
August 24, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday concluded its first war crimes trial after two years. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leader Thomas Lubanga was taken into ICC custody in March 2006, becoming the first DRC war crimes defendant to appear before the ICC. Lubanga is ...[read more]
June 27, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On June 27, 2008, the International Criminal Court (ICC) began hearings to confirm the war crimes charges against two former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militia leaders. The first defendant, Germain Katanga, was accused of using child soldiers and orchestrating violence against women. The ...[read more]
February 24, 2011
by Daniel Makosky
The trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday declined a request from lawyers for accused Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga Dyilo to stay the proceedings against him. The trial chamber, in a confidential ruling, rejected contentions of prosecutorial misconduct ...[read more]

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