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Statement to the press by Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

04/07/2015

Conakry, 4 July 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you for attending this afternoon's press conference.

At the outset, I would like to thank His Excellency the President and Head of State of the Republic of Guinea, Professor Alpha Condé, and the Minister of Justice Maître Cheick Sako, for their long standing invitation for me to conduct another official visit to the country.

ICC Trial Chamber VI postpones opening of the trial in the Ntaganda case to 2 September 2015

03/07/2015

Situation: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Case: The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda

Today, 3 July 2015, Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC), postponed the opening statements in the Ntaganda case, initially scheduled from 7 to 9 July 2015 to 2 to 4 September 2015. In addition, the Chamber ruled that the testimony of the first witness would start on 15 September 2015, instead of 24 August 2015. This decision was announced at a status conference held at the Court to discuss trial preparations.

The Trust Fund for Victims Launches New Assistance Projects in Northern Uganda

03/07/2015

July 2, 2015, Lira, northern Uganda - Since 2008 the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) has been delivering assistance and rehabilitation to victims under the assistance mandate across 18 districts in Northern Uganda, providing services to victims of crimes against humanity and war crimes through a network of local and international non-governmental organizations. The assistance mandate of the TFV is distinct from reparations before the International Criminal Court or the payment of compensation to victims. The TFV assistance programme provides a broad range of medical and psychological rehabilitation services for injured and traumatized victims.

Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic discusses cooperation during visit to ICC headquarters

02/07/2015

Today, 2 July 2015, the Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic (CAR), H.E. Mr Aristide Sokambi, visited the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague (the Netherlands), where he held meetings with ICC President Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, the Deputy Prosecutor, Mr James Stewart, and the Registrar, Mr Herman von Hebel.

Opening of the trial in the Ntaganda case, 7 July 2015: Practical information for the media

30/06/2015

Situation: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Case: The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda

The trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda is scheduled to open on Tuesday, 7 July 2015, at 09:30 (The Hague local time), before Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC), composed of Presiding Judge Robert Fremr, Judge Kuniko Ozaki and Judge Chang-ho Chung.

Proceedings

Courtroom I

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Courtroom II

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