‘Terminator’ DR Congo warlord convicted of crimes against humanity (The Independent)

A notorious rebel commander known as Congo’s “Terminator” has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) today.

Bosco Ntaganda, 45, led rebels who killed and raped civilians, made them sexual slaves and conscripted child soldiers, among other things, during the bloody tribal conflict that took place in the mineral-rich Ituri region in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2002-2003, ICC judges said.

“What was unique about him is that he wasn’t like other warlords who gave orders from the rear and then claimed they weren’t involved – he directly perpetrated crimes,” Anneke Van Woudenberg told The Independent

Continue reading on The Independent.

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