International Criminal Court (ICC)

Volume 31 - Issue 1

Trial of Former Child Soldier Begins at the ICC

By Alfredo Hwang, MJIL Staff Member On December 6, 2016, the prosecution of Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier abducted by the Ugandan rebel group Lord’s Resistance Army (“LRA”) who eventually became the commander of the LRA’s Sinia Brigade, began at the International Criminal Court (“ICC”).[1] What are the Charges Against Dominic Ongwen: A warrant…

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