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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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Lubanga: First ICC convict pleads for early release

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Judges to re-examine Kenya cooperation – what role for the ASP?

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Ghana: Time to prosecute atrocity crimes at home

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Benin: Adopt ICC law to prosecute grave crimes at home

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Ntaganda trial opening pushed to September

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Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

In the first ICC trial, DRC rebel Thomas Lubanga was convicted in March 2012 of the war crimes of enlisting and conscripting children under 15 and using them in hostilities. Confirmed upon appeal. Sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. Reparations pending.
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Democratic Republic of Congo

The conflict in the DRC is one of the world's deadliest since World War II. The ICC's first ever investigation opened in 2004 and has focused on the leaders of several armed militia and rebel groups suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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ICC abandons idea of holding Ntaganda trial in Congo; Opening statements scheduled for July 7

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