DR CONGO WAR CRIMES TRIAL RESUMES
Notorious Congolese warlord General Germain Katanga, nicknamed Simba the lion, in military court, Kinshasa, February 3, 2016, charged with crimes against humanity, after completing an ICC 12-year sentence.
KINSHASA, DR Congo - Former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga, a convicted war criminal, was back before a top military court in his home country Friday as his trial on fresh charges of war crimes and insurrection resumed.
Katanga, 38, was sentenced to 12 years in jail by The Hague-based International Criminal Court three years ago for a 2003 attack on a village in the mineral-rich Ituri province, which left 200 people dead.
- 10 Feb 2017
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