Warlord Trial, Congolese Commander Accused Of Abusing And Recruiting Hundreds Of Children Into Combat

MONUSCO peacekeepers - Last line of defense near Goma. Photo MONUSCO (8229506972)
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Almost two years after the trial opened, Congolese military commander Bosco Ntaganda will take the stand on Wednesday at the International Criminal Court (ICC), charged with 13 war crimes and five crimes against humanity. Ntaganda’s charges —including the murder and rape of civilians and “the recruitment, use, rape and sexual slavery of children”—date back to 2002…