Hague court finds Congolese warlord guilty




 
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Hague court finds Congolese warlord guilty
 
March 14th, 2012  
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Hague court finds Congolese warlord guilty
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Hague international war crimes court found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo guilty in its first ruling on Wednesday after a decade of work limited largely to Africa while major cases in the Middle East and Asia remain beyond its reach. Governments and rights groups have leveled war crime accusations against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over his military crackdown. But the International Criminal Court (ICC) is unable to act because Syria is not a signatory and the United Nations Security Council would be unable to agree on a referral. ...




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