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Hirondelle helps reunite a Congolese family

16-04-2015

Hirondelle helps reunite a Congolese family

Thirty years ago, Jean-Marie N’Ganga left the Democratic Republic of Congo where he was born, leaving brothers and sisters behind. In three decades he has built a life for himself in Europe, with a wife and children. Unfortunately, he also lost contact with his family in Kindu, in the Congolese province of Maniema.

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Hirondelle News Agency: ICC/ ISLAMIC STATE – ICC PROSECUTOR SAYS HER LEGAL BASIS TOO SLIM TO INVESTI…

08-04-2015 Hits:44 News Chantal Baranger - avatar Chantal Baranger

Hirondelle News Agency: ICC/ ISLAMIC STATE – ICC PROSECUTOR SAYS HER LEGAL BASIS TOO SLIM TO INVESTIGATE ISLAMIC STATE

Arusha, April 8, 2015 (FH) – International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said Wednesday that she does not currently have enough legal basis for opening a preliminary examination into crimes committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS, or Daesh) in Iraq and Syria.

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Hirondelle News Agency: Uganda/attacks - Ugandan international crimes prosecutor shot dead

01-04-2015 Hits:65 News Chantal Baranger - avatar Chantal Baranger

Hirondelle News Agency: Uganda/attacks - Ugandan international  crimes prosecutor shot dead

Arusha, March 31, 2015 (FH) - Joan Kagezi, the Ugandan prosecutor in charge of trying suspected terrorists who killed 76 people in Kampala in 2010, was shot dead on Monday night by armed men. According to a statement by Ugandan police chief Kale Kayihura, she was killed near her residence in the Kiwatule district as she was returning home with her children The attackers, on a red motorcycle, stopped near the place where she had parked her car to buy fruit and opened fire, hitting her in the neck and shoulder, according to the statement. Her three children were unhurt. Joan Kagezi headed...

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Chadian court jails former Habré aides for life

26-03-2015 Hits:82 News Luisa Sanchez - avatar Luisa Sanchez

A court in Chad on Wednesday sentenced seven former members of Hissène Habré’s security services to life in jail for murder and torture. Ex-president Habré is detained in Dakar, Senegal, where he is also awaiting trial.

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Judges propose Ntaganda trial opening in Congo

20-03-2015 Hits:91 News Luisa Sanchez - avatar Luisa Sanchez

Judges propose Ntaganda trial opening in Congo

International Criminal Court (ICC) judges in charge of trying former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda have proposed to hold his trial opening in Bunia, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, close to where his alleged crimes were committed. If approved, this would be the first time any part of an ICC trial has been moved away from the Court’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.

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