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  • a former Ugandan rebel commander, Dominic Ongwen, has been convicted of widespread and brutal war crimes, including murder, torture, rape and sexual enslavement.

  • Holmgren was abducted as a teenager by the Lord's Resistance Army, but rose up the ranks to command one of the groups four main operational units with up to 800 fighters.

  • That background highlights the complexities of the International Criminal Court case because he was conscripted as a child.

  • Angwin was both an alleged perpetrator Onda victim.

  • His lawyers had called for his acquittal, arguing that his mental health and capacity to make independent decisions had been affected by his brutal life.

  • He was not a puppet on a string.

  • But on Thursday the I C C found ongoing guilty on 61 out of 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity carried out between 2000 and two in 2000 and five.

  • Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt said there was overwhelming evidence that Angwin had been in full possession of his mental capabilities.

  • There exists no ground excluding Dominic on one's criminal responsibility.

  • His guilt has been established beyond any reasonable doubt.

  • The Lord's Resistance Army, led by the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, terrorized Uganda for two decades.

  • The court found that Angwin had ordered the killing and abduction of many civilians, personally taken sex slaves and also forced Children to fight in hostilities if they were unable to walk.

  • Abductees were beaten to death.

  • Babies were taken from their mothers and thrown away so that women could carry looted goods toe el Rey's camps in illegal First England was also convicted for the crime of forced pregnancy for atrocities committed against seven women.

  • He will be sentenced at a later date.

a former Ugandan rebel commander, Dominic Ongwen, has been convicted of widespread and brutal war crimes, including murder, torture, rape and sexual enslavement.

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International Criminal Court convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/04
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