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ICC confirms 70 charges against Ugandan LRA rebel leader

By AFP
Uganda Dominic Ongwen listens to evidence during a previous hearing at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, on January 21, 2016.  By  (ANP/AFP)
MAR 23, 2016 LISTEN
Dominic Ongwen listens to evidence during a previous hearing at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, on January 21, 2016. By (ANP/AFP)

The Hague (AFP) - War crimes judges Wednesday confirmed 70 charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen for crimes committed in Uganda, including keeping sex slaves and recruiting child soldiers.

Judges at the International Criminal Court "confirmed 70 charges brought by the prosecutor against Dominic Ongwen," the Hague-based court said, paving the way to a trial on the alleged crimes.

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