View of the International Criminal Court, or ICC, where Congolese militia commander Bosco Ntaganda is scheduled to hear the sentence in his trial in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The ICC is delivering the sentence on Ntaganda, accused of overseeing the slaughter of civilians by his soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2002 and 2003. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

International court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years

November 07, 2019 - 5:06 am

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator" to 30 years imprisonment after he was convicted of crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery.

Bosco Ntaganda was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in July of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in atrocities in a bloody ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region of Congo in 2002-2003.

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