[JURIST] The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Monday confirmed charges [decision, PDF; press release] against Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. The charges consist of 18 counts of war crimes including murder, rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers, as well as crimes against humanity charges. The ICC held a confirmation of charges hearing [JURIST report] in February, reviewing approximately 69,000 pages of evidence. The pre-trial chamber concluded that Ntaganda bears individual criminal...

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