Thirty years in prison for Congo warlord’s crimes

Thirty years in prison for Congo warlord’s crimes

The Congolese warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, a 45 released on Thursday by the International criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, convicted and sentenced to thirty years in prison for various crimes. Ntaganda, aka The Terminator, ” it was in July found guilty of murder, rape and recruiting of child soldiers and sex slaves.

Ntaganda has been convicted of eighteen crimes, and after a trial, that is, from 248 of the hearings, was there. Eighty witnesses and experts are questioned.

The warlord took part in a conflict in the Congolese region of Ituri areas such as the natural resources that were extracted. Ntaganda had committed the crimes between 2002 and 2003, it was estimated, millions of people took to fighting.

Ntaganda was a leader of the Congolese rebel group known as, which was founded by the former politician, Thomas Lubanga. Lubanga has been sentenced by the ICC, and is the first person that a penalty had been imposed by the International criminal court (Icc) in The Hague, the netherlands.

The ICC has sought, since 2006, Ntaganda, but that was only in 2013, was arrested when he turned himself in to members of the U.s. embassy in his home country of Rwanda. Ntaganda went on for some time and are on a hunger strike to protest against the accusations made against him. He did his crimes, always deny.

The sentence of thirty years is the longest prison sentence of the ICC, in The Hague, once it has been imposed.


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