Congolese militia commander Bosco Ntaganda enters the courtroom of the ICC (International Criminal Court) during his trial in the Hague, the Netherlands July 8, 2019. Eva Plevier/Pool via REUTERS
THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers.
Ntaganda, 45, was convicted for acts committed while he was a leader of the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC) militia in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in in 2002-2003.
Ntaganda’s sentence will be determined at a later hearing.
Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Catherine Evans