Tuesday, January 05, 2010

The Prosecutor vs. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo Will Resume on January 7, 2010

The Defence team of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, led by Catherine Mabille, will start the presentation of its case on Thursday, January 7, 2010. The trial will be broadcast via live stream at 4:00a.m. ET.

Over the course of several months, the Defence team will present exculpatory evidence and examine 30 witnesses. Lubanga Dyilo faces counts of war crimes consisting of enlisting and conscripting children under the age of 15 years and using them to participate actively in hostilities in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The trial started on 26 January, 2009, marking the first trial at the ICC.

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