Jean-Pierre Bemba found guilty in landmark ICC trial

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Jean-Pierre Bemba, DR Congo ex-warlord was found guilty yesterday in a landmark ICC trial which spanned six years. The conviction of Congolese militia leader was said by the global civil society to be a victory for accountability for high ranking leaders and eradication of rape as a weapon of war. This follows the call of arrest for Sudan’s Omar Bashir.

Below is the full press release

CICCPR Bemba Verdict March 2016

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