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Côte d’Ivoire: Time to end impunity for ICC crimes

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Germain Katanga

Congolese rebel leader Germain Katanga was convicted by the ICC in March 2014 of war crimes and crimes against humanity during an attack against Bogoro village in Ituri in eastern DRC. Sentenced to 12 year imprisonment.
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Central African Republic (I and II)

The Central African Republic has experienced several periods of armed conflict. The ICC has opened two investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, focusing on crimes committed from 2002 to 2003 and crimes committed since 2012. 
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Jean-Pierre Bemba (Bemba I)

Former Congolese vice-president and militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba was convicted by the ICC in 2016 for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic. Sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment in 2016 and acquitted in 2018.
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International Crimes Division: Pre-trial offers up lessons and questions from Uganda

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Uhuru Kenyatta

The ICC trial of Kenyan politician Uhuru Kenyatta ended in 2015 due to a lack of evidence and alleged witness-tampering. He was charged with crimes against humanity during Kenyan post-election violence in 2007-8.
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Uganda

In 2004, Uganda invited the ICC to investigate an ongoing decades-long conflict between the Lord's Resistance Army and the government. In 2005, the ICC issued arrest warrants for five senior LRA members. One of them, Ongwen, is currently on trial.
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New Katanga trial shows DRC’s potential to try complex international crimes

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Uganda strains diplomatic ties by welcoming ICC suspect

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – ICC resolution succeeds at UN while ICC suspect Omar al-Bashir welcomed by Uganda

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Victims sidelined in Kenya

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Guatemala: Advance bill on national prosecution of ICC crimes

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ICC to decide if LRA commander Ongwen to face trial

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Côte d’Ivoire: The International Criminal Court with its back against the wall

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ASP 14: Kenya and South Africa requests explained

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Ongwen: Expanded charges would allow more victim participation

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Togo: Adopt law to fight atrocity crimes

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Improving victim participation in the Ongwen case: lessons from Lubanga

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Countering the anti-ICC agenda in Africa

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Between hope and skepticism: Congolese await the trial of Ntaganda

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