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Congo War Crimes, Rwandan Complicity, and the Rule of Law
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, M23 rebels are committing war crimes and other human rights abuses. Both adults and minors are conscripted to serve in the rebel militia. If they attempt to flee, they are killed. Pregnant women and even preteen... Read More

ICC Minor Victory Against Use of Child Soldiers
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Imagine that Union of Congolese Patriots (UCP) warlord Thomas Lubanga visited your family's home one day. Chances are that if you had a young daughter, she would be taken by force and used by Lubanga's rebel group as a sex slave. If you had... Read More