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07:28
07:28

ICC Resumes Screening of Ongwen Trial in Northern Uganda 4 1

The ongoing phase is featuring testimonies of prominent defence witnesses testifying before The Hague based court. The Court is trying Ongwen for 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, sexual and gender based crimes, allegedly committed during the course of the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in Northern Uganda.
16:59
16:59

Apaa Land Activist Granted Bail 1

Court in Gulu district on Friday afternoon granted bail to John Bosco Uhuru, the Social Media activist arrested in connection with the Apaa Land violence demonstration held in Gulu Town early this week.
18:45
18:45

Motion On Defects on Charges Against Dominic Ongwen Gains ICC Support 1

The motion filed by the Defense of Dominic Ongwen on February 1St implicates the Prosecution and Trial Chamber II of the Court for irregularly confirming 70 charges and Six modes of liability of war crimes, crimes against humanity and sexual crimes against Dominic Ongwen.
16:56
16:56

ICC Endorses Further Support to LRA Victims 1

On Monday, a panel of three judges of the International Criminal Court approved the implementation of the six projects saying their execution will have no bearing on the ongoing trial of former LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen. It is unclear how much the projects will cost the Trust Funds for Victims to implement.
20:26
20:26

Defense Asks ICC to Acquit Dominic Ongwen 1

Krispus Ayena Odongo, Ongwens lead lawyer says they are demanding the dismissal of the case due to several defects emanating from the confirmation of charges.
18:41
18:41

Dominic Ongwen Trial: Suffers Two Weeks Of Delays 1

Maria Mabinty Kamara, the Head of ICC Uganda Field Outreach office says the judges of Trial Chamber IX made the adjustment on Friday. She said the conditions under which the judges adjusted the court calendar have not been made public.
10:08
10:08

Dominic Ongwen Trial to Resume on Monday 1

Defense lawyers will be calling the next set of witnesses they hope will help convince Trial Chamber IX that Ongwen is not guilty of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity that he has been charged with.
20:18
20:18

DRC Pre-Election Violence Worries ICC Prosecutor

The warning follows an announcement by The Independent National Electoral Commission CENI on Thursday that it was unable to organize the vote on time, and that the poll would now take place around seven days later. The country should have gone to presidential, Parliamentary and Provincial polls on Sunday December 23rd.
18:49
18:49

ICC Prosecution Team in Uganda to Unpack Ongwen's Defense 6 1

Prosecution trial lawyer Adesola Adeboyejo says they are critically following the evidence already shared by the twelve defense witnesses who testified between October 1 and November 23. She says of deep interests to prosecution is the evidence of the first Defense witness Rwot Yusuf Adek Okwonga.
10:47
10:47

Ongwen Trial Condemns LRA Victims In West Nile To The Periphery of Justice 3 1

Solomy Awidi, a Transitional Lawyer at Refugee Law Project, says the victims shared their frustration with the trials during a documentation exercise to trace the various perspectives of communities affected by the conflict in the greater Northern Uganda held in Dzaipi and Arinyapi sub counties in Adjumani district last week.
17:56
17:56

ICC Hears Further Evidence Of LRA Spiritualism As Ongwen Trial Resumes 1

Emori explained to court how the LRA military council was made of spirits, which directed Kony on the affairs of the rebel group including when or how to abduct civilians, set land mines, attack enemy forces or hide from the enemies without striking.
18:00
18:00

LRA Victims Seek Collective Compensation from ICC 3 1

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.
11:34
11:34

Dominic Ongwen Fathers Child In ICC Custody 4 1 Top story

The child whose gender has been concealed was conceived during the second leg of a private family visit his wife and children made to him last year from the custody of the International Criminal Courts ICC Detention Center.
16:17
16:17

Ongwen's Defense: Gov't Put Civilians in Harm's Way people 1 Top story

According to Ayena, the camps became soft targets for LRA rebels who were looking for livelihood and weapons. After forcing people from their villages into concentrated camps were the LRA previously derived food and other necessity, the only gateway to such livelihood including food became attacking the military rings around the camps, Ayena said.
14:29
14:29

Kony Used Dominic Ongwen as His Killing Instrument – Defense 1

Krispus Ayena Odongo, Dominic Ongwens lead counsel, who told the court that Ongwen became brutal after he was indoctrinated to believe that killing was the only strategy to stay or remain alive while in the LRA ranks.
11:02
11:02

Dominic Ongwen Begins Defense in ICC 3 1

Ongwen, indicted for the most number of war crimes and crimes against humanity is facing up to 70 charges at The Hague based International court. The charges relate to attacks on civilians who had sought government protections in Lukodi, Pajule, Abok and Odek internally displaced persons camps in Northern Uganda between 1st July 2002 and 31st December 2005.
15:58
15:58

Dominic Ongwen Trial; Spiritualist to Testify on LRA Powers 1 Top story

The spiritualist who is also a subsistence farmer has been registered as witness D26-0112 among the witnesses of Dominic Ongwen to be called by the defense. He is going to defend Dominic Ongwen, the first former Lords Resistance Army commander to stand trial at The Hague based court as his special witness in a group of 72 witnesses.
17:06
17:06

ICC Judges Reject Ongwen's Request for Acquittal Motion 1

On July 5, 2018, Ongwens lead lawyer Crispus Ayena Odongo filed a request before Trial Chamber IX to allow him to file a no case to answer and judgment for acquittal motion. Odongo identified four broad grounds for having the charges against Ongwen completely or partially dismissed.
18:37
18:37

Judges Prevent Dominic Ongwen from Visiting Northern Uganda 2 1

Adesola Adeboyejo, a trial lawyer in the office of the prosecutor says the decision to admit Dominic Ongwen in the judicial site visit was reconsidered based on many factors including representation by his own counsel Krispus Ayena Odongo.
18:14
18:14

66 Witnesses Lined up to Defend Dominic Ongwen 1

The witnesses have been drawn from a pool of 82 people initially lined up to testify in favour of their client at the court. The figure is just three people short of the 69 witnesses that prosecution called against Dominic Ongwen.
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