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Kwoyelo Trial: Court Sets July For Delivering Judgement 1

Juliet Harty Hatanga, the ICD Deputy Registrar told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday that the closure of the defence hearing is a significant milestone in the trial of Kwoyelo which had dragged on since 2019.
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Kwoyelo Admits "Marrying" Girls, Asks For Pardon 1 2

He told the Court that by the time he "married" them after an initiation by Kony.
19:43
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Judge Suspends Kwoyelo’s Defence Over Ill Health 1 1 Top story

Kwoyealo told the court that he was exhausted and that he also needed medical attention for his high blood pressure.
10:07
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Kwoyelo Disowns “Added” Name on Charge Sheet 1

While presenting an unsworn statement before a four-member panel of justices of the ICD sitting at Gulu High Court Tuesday, Kwoyelo said he has heard the court referring to him as Latoni yet it’s not his name.
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Court Rejects Defence Application to Question Kwoyelo in Trial Hearing accusation 3 1 Top story

In a ruling, Justice Duncan Gaswaga noted that since the accused has asserted the rights against self-incrimination by opting to give an unsworn statement, he loses the right to the assistance of the counsel although he gains the advantage of not being cross-examined.
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Ex-LRA Commander Kwoyelo’s Defence Trial Begins in Gulu Amuru District 2 1

Kwoyelo entered the dock at about 9:50 am to defend himself, more than five years since his trial commenced before the ICD in November 2018.
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Kwoyelo Trial: Judge Asks Victims Not to Exhume Remains from Crime Scene LRA Insurgency 1 4

Over the weekend, relatives of the victims of the alleged attack complained that the delayed trials had affected the relocation of the remains of their relatives for decent reburials in their ancestral homes.
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ICD Starts Outreaches in Build-up to Kwoyelo’s Defence Trial Thomas Kwoyelo 1 2

Caleb Alaka, Kwoyelo’s defence lawyer told the court that their client intends to present a total of 50 witnesses for his defence in court.
12:45
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Kwoyelo’s Trial: Court Sets Date for Ruling on No-case to Answer Submission 1 1

Kwoyelo’s lead defence lawyer Charles Dalton Opwonya, told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that the ruling will determine whether their client should offer defence evidence in the trial or be set free.
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State Concludes Submissions in Kwoyelo’s Trial 1 4

Florence Akello Owinji, the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions told the court Wednesday that 53 state witnesses have so far been presented in the trial and noted they were closing witness submissions.
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Court Declines Lawyer’s Request to Exclude State Witness in Kwoyelo’s Trial Thomas Kwoyelo 1

Alaka says whereas there are categories of victims and witnesses who deserve protection while testifying in court, witness PW50 didn’t fall among them arguing he served as a former intelligence officer in the national army.
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State to Close Witness Submissions in Kwoyelo Trial Thomas Kwoyelo 3 1

Kwoyelo is charged with 93 counts of charges of war crimes and crimes against Humanity he allegedly committed between 1993 and 2005 in Pabbo in Amuru District, Northern Uganda.
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ICD Sets March 21st to Hear Application to Stay Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial 1

Mabirizi wants the Director of Public Prosecution-DPP to drop the additional charges of murder, terrorism, attempted murder, and abetting terrorism that she slapped against the legislators shortly after their release on bail for murder.
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Kwoyelo Threatens to Abandon Appearing in Court 1

Kwoyelo noted that he had spent 13 years behind bars and wasn’t sure whether he would be convicted or walk a free man arguing that it was senseless to return to court.
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Kwoyelo's Trial: LRA Victim Breaks Down after Lawyer Challenges Testimony Thomas Kwoyelo 1

During the cross-examination conducted by Kwoyelo’s Lawyer Evans Ochieng, the victim revealed she was abducted from Pagak IDP camp where she resided after armed rebels overran the camp at about 4 pm. 
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Justice Bashaija Appointed Alternate Judge in Kwoyelo’s Trial Gulu High Court 2 1

Justice Bashaija who also heads the International Crimes Division of the High Court was appointed a month ago by Principal Judge Justice Dr. Flavian Zeija.
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Lack of Funds Delaying Speedy Trial of Kwoyelo - ICD Registrar 2

Atingu acknowledged that the trial of Kwoyelo has dragged on since 2010 owing to a number of factors amongst them an appeal lodged in the appeals and Supreme court in 2010, the outbreak of COVID-19 and limited funding.
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Kwoyelo’s Lawyers Ask State to Expedite Cross Examination Of Witnesses Gulu High Court 1 1

Kwoyelo is charged with 93 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity he allegedly committed between January 1995 and December 2005 in Northern Uganda.
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Justice Okalany Positive about ICC Interview Despite Technical Glitch Suzan Okalany 1

Okalany is competing for the job with three others; Morris A. Anyah from Nigeria, Fergal Gaynor from Ireland, and Richard Roy from Canada, for what is arguably the most important job in the international criminal justice system. They are seeking to replace Gambian national Fatou Bensouda, whose tour of duty ends in June 2021.
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Ugandan Judge Suzan Okalany Shortlisted for ICC Chief Prosecutor Job 1

The committee chaired by Sabine Nölke reports to the President of the Assembly that due to COVID-19, an online interaction was conducted and of the 144 candidates who submitted applications for the job, only 89 candidates submitted supporting documents and now a final four have been shortlisted.
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