The child whose gender has been concealed was conceived during the second leg of a private family visit his wife and children made to him last year from the custody of the International Criminal Courts ICC Detention Center.
The fund says the operation of the center will be handed over to the control and funding of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital. The center manufactures and repairs artificial prosthetic limbs for amputated victims of the Lords Resistance Army-LRA conflict in Northern Uganda
Beth Lyons, a member of the defence team says that Ongwen acted under duress in the face of very severe threats to his life. Beth cautioned The Hague based Court to be extra cautious when deciding Ongwens fate since he was equally a victim of the Ugandan politics.
According to Ayena, the camps became soft targets for LRA rebels who were looking for livelihood and weapons. After forcing people from their villages into concentrated camps were the LRA previously derived food and other necessity, the only gateway to such livelihood including food became attacking the military rings around the camps, Ayena said.
Pius Bigirimana, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Gender made the call in reference to Article XI of the Chemical Weapons Convention which speaks about achieving Economic and Technological Development through substantial assistance to non-possessor States in order to enable them to develop chemical capacity and Industry.
In a statement released by a Single Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova, the ICC chambers deemed it important to separate Ogwen from his accomplices Vincent Otti, Okot Odhiambo and Joseph Kony to prevent the stagnation of the pretrial.
Dominic Ongwen lunged into what may be the backbone of his defence, stating that he was a victim of the LRA atrocities, having been abducted at the age of 14 years. He also told court that he was unemployed, in response to a question about his profession.