ICC prosecutor in Uganda urges LRA rebel chief to surrender

International Criminal Court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda addresses a press conference in Kampala, Uganda, on February 27, 2015The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor pleaded on Friday for the Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army rebel chief to surrender, vowing he would receive a fair trial just as his deputy faces. Senior rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, a child-soldier-turned-warlord in Uganda’s LRA, appeared before the ICC in The Hague for the first time in January, charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity. ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called for the surrender of Ongwen’s rebel supremo Joseph Kony, the last LRA rebel indicted by the ICC believed to be still at large.

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