At the trial of Germain Katanga and Matthieu Ngdolo Chui for war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the prosecution asked that its witness be declared hostile. The prosecutor reportedly noticed “inconsistencies” and asked the court to declare the witness as...Continue reading »
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The International Criminal Court trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo was suspended this week for a two week trip for the defense to the Democratic Republic of Congo for important “research,” presumably this means further investigation into the previous allegations that prosecution witnesses lied or were paid to lie...Continue reading »
Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times posted in his column today stories of the horrible war crimes being inflicted in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The column, available here, describes the rape of young girls, their being abducted to serve as sex slaves for the rebel armies,...Continue reading »