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Senior commander in the Ugandan Militia Group, Dominic Ongwen to be sent to ICC

14, Jan 2015

A senior commander in the Ugandan militia group, the lord's resistance army, is to be sent to the international criminal court for trial. Captured rebel chief Dominic Ongwen has been wanted by the ICC for almost a decade, and Ugandans military now says that he will face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the ICC. This decision comes as an irony, as Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni had called for African nations to withdraw from the Rome statute and thus the I