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...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 15:36
Ituri is one of the provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been most affected by the crimes under the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction. As a result, in 2013, 13 projects were launched in the province to assist the victims and the survivors of the war in eastern Congo.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 16:53
On 3 March 2015, the International Criminal Court released its long-awaited reparations appeal decision in the Lubanga case.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 17:50
The ICC’s first convicted war criminal, Thomas Lubanga, hasn’t got a penny. But an appeals judge ruled today that the Congolese ex-warlord is liable. Justice Hub spoke to ICC victims representative Paolina Massidda after the ruling.