|International Criminal Court Acquits Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui
International Criminal Court - December 18, 2012
|The International Criminal Court acquitted Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The decision was taken unanimously by the Chamber composed of Presiding Judge Bruno Cotte, Judge Fatoumata Dembele Diarra and Christine Van Den Wyngaert. Judge Van Den Wyngaert filed a concurring opinion.
|DR Congo Government Warns Bosco Ntaganda He May Face Justice
Congo News Agency - April 6, 2012
|The Congolese government said on Thursday that “irregular troop movements” have been observed in eastern Congo since last weekend. The troop movements are believed to be a show of force by General Bosco Ntaganda, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court, amid renewed calls for his arrest after his former boss, Thomas Lubanga, was convicted by the ICC on March 14 for using child soldiers.
|ICC Dismisses Jean-Pierre Bemba's Appeal on Admissibility of His Case
ICC - October 19, 2010
|the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court confirmed the decision of Trial Chamber III entitled “Decision on the Admissibility and Abuse of Process Challenges” and dismissed Mr Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo’s appeal against this decision. This judgment confirms that the case against Mr Bemba is admissible.
|FDLR leader Callixte Mbarushimana arrested in France on ICC warrant
ICC - October 11, 2010
|In accordance with the warrant of arrest issued under seals by the judges of the International Criminal Court on 28 September, 2010, the French authorities arrested Mr Callixte Mbarushimana, suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Kivu provinces, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
|ICC orders the release of Thomas Lubanga
ICC - July 15, 2010
|Following its decision, dated 8 July, 2010, imposing an unconditional stay on the proceedings of the case The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court today ordered the release of the accused. According to the judges, an accused cannot be held in preventative custody on a speculative basis, namely that at some stage in the future the proceedings may be resurrected.
|The ICC signs enforcement agreements with Belgium, Denmark, and Finland
ICC - June 1, 2010
|“Having sufficient options in place to ensure the enforcement of judicially ordered sentences is an important element in the overall credibility of the judicial process at the ICC”, stated ICC President, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, during the signing ceremony.
|ICC: Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui trial starts on Tuesday
ICC - November 23, 2009
|The trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, which will open on Tuesday, 24 November, 2009, before Trial-Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC), is the second trial in the context of the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), referred to the Court by the Government of the DRC on 3 March, 2004.
|ICC: Germain Katanga's appeal dismissed
ICC - September 25, 2009
|The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) dismissed the appeal of Germain Katanga against Trial Chamber II’s decision of 12 June which declared his case admissible before the ICC.
|ICC: Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo trial postponed
ICC - August 31, 2009
|Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court issued a decision today, 31 August 2009, postponing the commencement of the trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui until 24 November 2009. The Chamber found that compelling reasons require that the date of 24 September 2009 initially set for the commencement of the trial be put back.