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ICC Upholds Lubanga War Crimes Conviction

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld the conviction of Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga. The judges at the court in The Hague, Netherlands, confirmed Lubanga's 14-year sentence Monday for his role in the recruitment and use of child soldiers during the conflict more than a decade ago in the gold-rich Ituri region in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 53-year-old Lubanga, wearing a blue and purple robe, showed no emotion as the court handed down its...

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