|ICC defers militia leader's hearing|
IRIN - June 1, 2006
The International Criminal Court will hold the confirmation hearing in the case against former Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga on 28 September, three month later than the initial date set, ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has said.
|Ituri warlord faces first trial at ICC in The Hague|
IRIN - March 21, 2006
A Congolese warlord, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, made his first appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday, on charges of conscripting children and using them to participate in hostilities during 2002 and 2003.
|UN says no sign of LRA in the east, UN Mission says|
IRIN - November 10, 2005
Reports that Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters have returned to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have not yet been substantiated, according to the military spokesman for the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC).
|Where is Kony? "Not in Congo", according to Kinshasa|
MISNA - November 7, 2005
The government of Kinshasa has categorically denied that the historic leader of the LRA, Joseph Kony is in the country as the Kampala daily 'New Vision' reported during the weekend.
|Monuc: "ugandan rebels disarm or we will use force"|
MISNA - September 29, 2005
The Ugandan rebels of the LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) that recently crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo must disarm and repatriate without any negotiation or force will be used: this was the ultimatum launched by the military spokesman of the MONUC (United Nations Mission in DR-Congo), Thierry Provendier.
|Kampala demands rebels' extradition, Kinshasa vows to disarm them|
IRIN - September 27, 2005
Uganda has asked the Democratic Republic of Congo to arrest and hand over Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who are allegedly seeking asylum in the vast central African state, a senior government official said on Monday.
|Ugandan LRA rebels flee Sudan for Congo|
IRIN - September 19, 2005
Sixty fighters in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) have left their areas of operation in northern Uganda and southern Sudan and crossed into northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ugandan army spokesman Lt Col Shaban Bantariza said on Monday.