Lubanga is Guilty

On 14 March 2012, the International Criminal Court issued the judgment in its first case against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo finding him guilty of conscripting child soldiers in to the Force Patriotique pour la Libération du Congo (FPLC). The case was plagued by several serious issues ranging from allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and improper conduct of “intermediaries” in the Congo. The judgment contains several important findings and legal determinations regarding the nature of the conflict in Congo in 2002-2003 and the elements of the crime of conscripting child soldiers.

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  1. Pingback: Review of International Tribunal Decisions for the week of April 2, 2012 | The {New} International Law

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