Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:10
By Wairagala Wakabi
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) has published a plan for implementing reparation awards to 297 victims of crimes committed by former Congolese militia leader German Katanga. According to an order by ICC judges, each victim will receive an individual symbolic compensation of US$250, while housing and educational assistance, income-generating activities, and psychological rehabilitation will form the collective reparations.
In March 2014, Katanga was found guilty of...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:31
Last month, the International Criminal Court’s decided to reduce Germain Katanga’s sentence. People in Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are hoping that he will play a key role in convincing other rebels in the region to hand in their weapons.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 08:36
It looks likely that Germain Katanga might soon be a free man. The 37-year-old Congolese commander of the Patriotic Resistance Force in Ituri (FRPI) was sentenced in 2014 to 12 years imprisonment.
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:14
The second man to be sentenced by the International Criminal Court was Germain Katanga.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 17:23
The legal representative for the “general” victims in the case against Germain Katanga says that the prosecution did not consult him about its decision to drop an appeal against his verdict.