Following a pre-trial hearing [JURIST report] in November, ICC judges deliberated [JURIST report] over whether there was sufficient evidence to proceed against Lubanga. Lubanga has maintained his innocence, claiming that the prosecution has withheld evidence necessary to prepare a full defense. Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo [official profile] said that last year that he is also preparing to submit evidence [JURIST report] to ICC judges in a separate case regarding crimes committed in Darfur [JURIST news archive]. Charges in the Darfur case are expected by February. Reuters has more.
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