Prosecutors to seek war crimes trial for LRA warlord

A Ugandan daily carries a picture of former LRA second-in-command Dominic Ongwen, who was transferred to The Hague a year ago shortly after surrendering to US special forces operating in the Central African RepublicWar crimes prosecutors will Thursday seek to convince the International Criminal Court to put infamous Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen on trial on charges including keeping sex slaves in a rebel army. A former child-soldier-turned-warlord, Ongwen was Kony’s one-time deputy and one of the most senior commanders of the LRA, which is accused of slaughtering more than 100,000 people and abducting 60,000 children in a bloody rebellion against Kampala that began in 1986.

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