The trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda before the International Criminal Court (ICC) continued from 18 to 21 April 2016 with the testimony of the 17th Prosecution witness, expert John Charles Yuille.
Please find below links for the viewing and download of the “˜In the courtroom` programme related to these hearings (in French).
Background: Bosco Ntaganda, former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Force Patriotiques pour la Libé ration du Congo [Patriotic Force for the Liberation of Congo] (FPLC), is accused of 13 counts of war crimes (murder and attempted murder; attacking civilians; rape; sexual slavery of civilians; pillaging; displacement of civilians; attacking protected objects; destroying the enemy’s property; and rape, sexual slavery, enlistment and conscription of child soldiers under the age of fifteen years and using them to participate actively in hostilities) and five crimes against humanity (murder and attempted murder; rape; sexual slavery; persecution; forcible transfer of population) allegedly committed in Ituri, DRC, in 2002-2003. Mr Ntaganda is in the Court’s custody. His trial at the ICC opened on 2 September 2015 before Trial Chamber VI, which is composed of Judge Robert Fremr, Presiding Judge, Judge Kuniko Ozaki, and Judge Chang-ho Chung.