The Democratic Republic of Congo should adopt a draft law establishing specialized mixed chambers for trying serious rights abuses, 146 Congolese and international organizations said in a joint declaration today. Parliament should also pass a draft law during the current parliamentary session to incorporate the International Criminal Court (ICC) treaty into Congolese law. The parliamentary session began on March 15, 2014.
Democratic Republic of Congo warlord who recruited and used child soldiers is the first person convicted by the ICC
The international criminal court has handed down its first sentence, jailing for 14 years a Congolese warlord who recruited and used child soldiers.
Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction sought to revive African literature and rewrite the story of the continent that had long been told by Western voices, died on Thursday in Boston. He was 82 Continue reading “Chinua Achebe, African Literary Titan, Dies at 82”
Le président rwandais, Paul Kagame, a affirmé jeudi 21 mars que son pays apporterait tout le soutien nécessaire au transfert du rebelle congolais Bosco Ntaganda vers la Cour pénale internationale (CPI), prévu dans les prochains jours. Bosco Ntaganda s’est officiellement présenté lundi à l’ambassade américaine. Selon les Etats-Unis, il a lui-même demandé à Continue reading “Paul Kagame accepte de faciliter le transfert de Bosco Ntaganda à la CPI”