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LRA Victims Seek Collective Compensation from ICC 1 3

The court has so far ordered 10 Million US dollar reparations award to victims in the case of former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga. Lubanga is challenging the amount describing it as excessive adding that the eligibility of several victims to receive the reparations are also questionable.
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Defense Asks ICC to Dismiss Sexual Crimes Against Ongwen 1 3

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.
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31 Former LRA Abductees Testify Against Dominic Ongwen 1

The abductees served directly under Ongwens command while some were under subordinates he directly supervised while serving commander of the Sinia brigade.
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Ongwen Trial: 15 Community Leaders To Visit ICC lra 1

A second delegation of 10 religious and cultural leaders from Acholi sub region will once again visit the seat of the International Criminal Court ICC in the Hague this year. They are expected to interact with former Lords Resistance Army LRA warlord Dominic Ongwen, a native of Amuru district who standing trial at the Court for 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Access to Justice Programme for LRA Victims Launched 4 1

The Danish Embassy in Uganda and the International Criminal Court ICC have launched a one-year access to justice project meant to engage victims of the Lords Resistance Army LRA.
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ICC Marks 15 Years Of Existence dominic ongwen

The International Criminal Court ICC is celebrating 15 years of the Rome Statute, its founding treaty today. The Court is inviting people around the world to tell their stories about being 15, and how events in their youth shaped their sense of justice.
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Court Abruptly Adjourns Ongwen's Trial 1

Thomas Obhof, one of Ongwens defense lawyers, asked Witness P-142 on Tuesday about the ranks held by Kenneth Banya, Sam Kolo, Onen Kamdullu alias Kabule and Odongo Acellam while LRA and whether they were free after leaving the rebel group.
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Witness: Ongwen Distributed Abducted Girls to LRA Fighters 1

The Witness said he served as an intelligence officer in the Sinia Brigade that Dominic Ongwen commanded. He said the brigade had an estimated strength of 250 to 300 male fighters and 130 to 150 abducted women and girls, some as young as 14 years old.
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Ongwen Trial Resumes at The Hague 1

The trial of former Lords Resistance Army LRA commander Dominic Ongwen has resumed at the International Criminal Court this morning. The trial before Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt and judges Peter Kovacs and Raul Cano Pangalangan was adjourned on April 5th for more than three weeks of recess. Today, the judges are hearing accounts of an unidentified female witness describing her life in LRA captivity.
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Argentina Joins League Of Countries To Host ICC Convicts 1

Argentina has signed an agreement accepting the imprisonment of convicts of the International Criminal Court ICC in its prison facilities.
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Ongwen Trial Will Be Expeditious - ICC President 1

The president of the International Criminal Court, Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, today met victims of the LRA conflict at Lukodi trading centre in Gulu district. Lukodi is the site of the May 19th, 2004 LRA massacre in which the rebels attacked a camp for internally displaced people and killed at least 56 of them.
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War Victims Relive Stories of Suffering as ICC President Visits Gulu 1

War victims in northern Uganda relived their harrowing experiences at the hands of the Lords Resistance Army LRA rebels while meeting the president of the International Criminal Court ICC Silvia Fernndez de Gumerndi.
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Kony Battling Severe Stomach Ulcers 1 2 Top story

Regimental Sergeant Major, Peter Labeja Kidega told URN at the UPDF Child and Family Protection Unit in Gulu district on Friday last week, that Konys health gets unpredictable each passing day.
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Ongwen Was Once Caned 200 Strokes - Witness dominic ongwen 1 Top story

A third prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court ICC has told Judges that the LRA rebel commander was once caned 200 times for defying leader Joseph Konys orders.
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Ongwen's Defence Counsel Doubts Prosecution Witness ugandan government

The defence lawyer in the trial of former Lords Resistance Army LRA rebel commander Dominic Ongwen has branded the second prosecution witness as not the right one. Witness P-403, a member of the Office of the Prosecutor OTP staffing, appeared during cross-examination to explain how Ugandas security agencies intercepted LRA radio communications.
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Ongwen's Lawyer to Cross-examine Prosecution Witness jim muwhezi

Legal representatives of the 4,109 victims; Paulina Massida and Franciso Cox examined the witness about the consequences of the LRA activities on victims. Prof. Allen highlighted the emotional traumas coupled with high mortality in IDP camps because of HIV and other diseases.
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Acholi Leaders Issue Statement on Ongwen Trial

The delegation was jointly led by the Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Achana II and the Archbishop of Gulu, John Baptist Odama. They noted that the nature of the crimes committed violated traditional, Ugandan and international law and therefore warranted action against perpetrators. The statement adds that the trial will ultimately help people reconcile with their past and move towards peace.
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Ongwen's 'Wives' Among Prosecution Witnesses lra war crimes 1 Top story

ICC Senior Trial Lawyer Benjamin Gumpert told the Judges that seven of the victims who will testify in the Court as witnesses are women raped by Ongwen. The lawyer says Ongwen forced them to be his wives and produced children with them against their will.
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Inside Ongwen's Charges lra war crimes

The ICC prosecutors talk of pillaging, cruel torture, enslavement and killing among the eminently referred to crimes committed by Ongwen in Pajule and Odek camps. They say at least 61 camp dwellers in Odek including the elderly persons and heavily pregnant women were short dead under the direct command of Ongwen in March 2004. During the attacks 35 civilians including eight girls were abducted.
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Victims Ask ICC To Admit More Witnesses in Ongwen Trial 2 1

Seventy-year-old Ponancin Apiyo, a survivor of the 2004 LRA attack on Abok Camp, stood in a group of six elderly women to discuss what they saw in the live-stream of the trial of Dominic Ongwen. Asked what their immediate reaction was upon seeing the accused plead not guilty, sit in court smartly dressed in suit, the women said in chorus it saddened all of us and wish we could lay our hands on him.
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