ICC sentences Lubanga to 14 years for enlisting child soldiers

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Thomas Lubanga Dyilo was sentenced by the International Criminal Court in The Hague Tuesday 10 July to 14 years in prison for his role in enlisting child soldiers. Lubanga is the first person sentenced by the court. It notes in its statement about the sentencing that “he was found guilty, on 14 […]

ICC finds Congo war lord guilty

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The ICC (International Criminal Court) in The Hague has found Thomas Lubanga guilty of turning children into soldiers in the eastern Congo from 2002 to 2003. It is the first verdict the court has issued in its 10 years. Lubanga, who turned himself in, in 2006, will be sentenced later. The maximum  […]