Former warlord Bosco Ntaganda attacked civilians because of their ethnicity in northeastern Congo’s Ituri region, prosecutors said on Monday during a confirmation of charges hearing at the International Criminal Court.
The US said on Monday that warlord Bosco Ntaganda has turned himself in at its embassy in Kigali and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he is wanted on 7 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
An internal UN report obtained by the BBC says that Rwanda is once again supporting rebels in eastern Congo linked to renegade general Bosco Ntaganda.
Former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been allowed by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to go to Brussels to attend a funeral mass for his father, Senator Jeannot Bemba Saolona, who died last Wednesday.
Senator Jeannot Bemba Saolona died on Wednesday night at the Saint-Jean hospital in Brussels. He was one of the most well-known Congolese businessmen and the father of former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba.