Top DRC Court Excludes Jean-Pierre Bemba from Election
The top court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has excluded former vice president and opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba from standing for election because of a witness tampering conviction at the International Criminal Court. In a judgment broadcast on national television, the court ruled that the election commission had rightly invalidated Bemba's candidacy last month.
Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Court Bans Jean-Pierre Bemba From Elections
Deutsche Welle, 3 September 2018
Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former warlord and vice president of the DR Congo, has been excluded from December's presidential election. Bemba has been tipped as one of the potential… Read more »
Jean Pierre Bemba.
Deutsche Welle, 25 August 2018
Jean-Pierre Bemba, Congo's former warlord and seen as one of the front-runners to succeed incumbent Joseph Kabila in December's presidential election, has been excluded from the… Read more »
Two months after being acquitted by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court , Jean-Pierre Bemba has arrived home where he plans to run for president December. ... Read more »
In June, Bemba, 55, was acquitted of war crimes charges by the International Criminal Court after spending a decade behind bars. He had spent the last month with his wife and ... Read more »
After serving 10 years in prison at The Hague for war crimes, former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba will return home August 1 to compete in December's long-delayed election but the ... Read more »