Congo warlord's conviction brings relief to international court

By Reuters | Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:03 PM

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By Thomas Escritt

THE HAGUE, March 7 (Reuters) - Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pillage - only the second conviction in the 12-year history of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The judgment, albeit by a split verdict after a six-year trial, brings some relief to ...

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