Monday, January 25, 2016 - 14:59
It’s been a year in the making. 21 January 2016 marked the start of the confirmation of charges hearings against Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court. Ongwen was surrendered to the Court almost a year ago, and his hearing has been one of the most discussed and anticipated over the last few months.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 16:55
Instead of shying away from the elephant in the room at Thursday's confirmation of charges hearing of accused Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, the prosecution tackled one of the most sensitive points of the case head on: that Ongwen was himself abducted and forced to become a child soldier.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 08:51
The next in our series of long-form infocomics about the situations at the International Criminal Court. In 2003, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni presented an official referral to the ICC for the crimes allegedly committed by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). One of the LRA's leaders, Dominic Ongwen, is now in ICC custody in The Hague.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 09:32
There are only two months to go before Dominic Ongwen, the former Lord's Resistance Army commander in Uganda, starts his pre-trial process at the ICC. He’s charged with more counts than any other person so far at the ICC.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 08:15
Last week, the Office of the Prosecutor announced that it’s planning to add 60 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity against former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen. With a total of 67 counts, Ongwen is the latest, and most obvious, example of the new approach of Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 16:57
A former child soldier who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army recounts his experiences fighting for eight years with the rebels. When he managed to escape, he was forgiven by his community, and he believes Dominic Ongwen should be forgiven too.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:57
The International Criminal Court has said Dominic Ongwen, the former commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), might be flown to Uganda for the opening of the confirmation charges.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 09:25
A contributor from Uganda is amused and puzzled by the warning issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) about witness intimidation and interference in the north of his country. The warning comes ahead of the eagerly awaited trial of Dominic Ongwen, the former commander of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 13:04
As Dominic Ongwen sat in the docks of the International Criminal Court for the second time in his life, anticipation was high for the “additional charges” that the Office of the Prosecutor had hinted at last time around. But an unsatisfied judge Cuno Tarfusser laid into the prosecution for its vagueness and tardiness during an otherwise uneventful status conference.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 16:20
Dominic Ongwen will plead not guilty at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Hub spoke to Krispis Ayena Odongo, lawyer of the alleged LRA commander and ex-child soldier after today’s status conference.