Hague Court Urged to Probe DRC Anew

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor has been called on to re-energise efforts to indict those responsible for atrocities in the country after a former militia leader was acquitted due to lack of evidence.


  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Hague Court Acquits Militia Leader

    Hirondelle News Agency, 18 December 2012

    The International Criminal Court today acquitted alleged former militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of all charges of crimes against humanity committed in eastern Democratic ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Prosecutor Should Step Up Investigations in Cases

    Human Rights Watch, 18 December 2012

    The International Criminal Court's (ICC) acquittal on December 18, 2012, of a Congolese rebel leader on all charges should re-energize efforts to prosecute others for atrocities in ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  ICC Acquits Congolese Armed Group Leader

    Amnesty International, 18 December 2012

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague today acquitted Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, who had been charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  European Court of Human Rights Dismisses Petition By ICC Witness

    Lubanga Trial Website, 23 October 2012

    On October 9, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) made a ruling in the case of Bède Djokaba Lambi Longa against the Netherlands. Mr. Longa, a witness before the ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  ICC Trial Chamber Two to Deliberate On the Case Against Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui

    International Criminal Court, 24 May 2012

    The trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui has entered its final stages following closing statements that took place at the International ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Hague Prosecutors Accuse Militia of Village Massacre

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 16 May 2012

    Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court argued in summing up Tuesday that two Congolese ex-militia leaders are guilty of a bloody massacre of villagers that claimed more ... read more »

  • Gambia:  ICC Judges in Case Against Katanga and Ngudjolo Chui Visit Ituri

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 30 January 2012

    From 16 to 20 January 2012, the judges of Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) visited Ituri, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. read more »

Displaced (file photo).