Ongwens legal team is comprised of 11 lawyers led by Charles Krispus Ayena Odongo. The others are Prudence Achirokop, Phillip Adonga, Roy Emmanuel Elao and Thomas Obo. Others who are both consultants and case managers are Tarsis Balarana Rwanda, Michael Browse Canada, Lyon Beck and Chief Tracker Charles USA and Abigail from Cameroon.
The Trial Chamber is responsible for the conduct of trial proceedings and is adopting all the necessary procedures to ensure that the trial is fair and expeditious. The judges will schedule a date for the opening of the respective trials in due course, a statement issued this afternoon by the ICC states.