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Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Request for Compensation for Damages from the International Criminal Court
Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo (Bemba) is the leader of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) and was the commander-in-chief of its military forces during the Central African Bush War from 2003-2004, during which the MLC was accused of committing w (More)
Former DRC vice president demands €68 million in reparations for imprisonment
Lawyers representing former Democratic Republic of Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba filed a claim with the International Criminal Court (ICC) Monday seeking more than €68 million (USD $76.5 million) in compensatory damages for a 10-year prison (More)
Central African Republic suspect transferred to ICC for prosecution
The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Saturday that authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) have surrendered militia leader Alfred Yekatom for prosecution on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.Yekatom is sus (More)
ICC sentences former Congo VP for witness tampering
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday sentenced  former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba  to 12 months in prison and issued a $350,000 fine for bribing witnesses during his war crimes trial in 2016. (More)
ICC orders release of Congolese ex-vice president
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday decided to release Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo , the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.While Bemba's conviction of crimes against the administration of justice still s (More)
ICC appeals chamber acquits former Congolese politician of war crimes
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber acquitted former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and military leader Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo Friday on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.In 2016, B (More)
Former Congo VP sentenced to additional year in prison
Former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, was sentenced on Wednesday by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to an additional year in prison and fined approximately $325,000 for interfering with hi (More)
Former Congo VP found guilty of bribing witnesses
A former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo was found guilty of bribing witnesses in his International Criminal Court (ICC) trial for war crimes. On Wednesday The Hague-based court found Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of bribery during (More)
AU advisory board accuses ICC of bias against African nations
An advisory board to the African Union (AU) on Saturday accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of narrowly focusing its investigations on African government leaders since its inception in 2002. Last April, AU members ordered the Economic S (More)
ICC sentences ex-Congolese military leader Bemba to 18 years
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday sentenced [decision, PDF; press release] ex-Congolese military leader Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in jail for crimes against humanity and war crimes stemming from his involvement in the conflict (More)
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