Democratic Republic of the Congo


ICC-01/04-02/06

Pre-trial

The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda


 

 

Bosco Ntaganda

Bosco Ntaganda

Former alleged Deputy Chief of the Staff and commander of operations of the Forces Patriotiques pour la Libération du Congo [Patriotic Forces for the Liberation of Congo] (FPLC)

Prosecution’s application for the first warrant of arrest 12 January 2006
First Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber I:
Issued under seal on 22 August 2006
Unsealed on 28 April 2008
Prosecution’s application for the second warrant of arrest 14 May 2012
Second warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II 13 July 2012
Voluntary Surrender to the ICC’s custody: 22 March 2013
​Opening of confirmation of charges hearing: scheduled on 10 February 2014
​Current status: In ICC custody

Charges

The ICC has issued two warrants of arrest for Bosco Ntaganda. As the former alleged Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Forces Patriotiques pour la Libération du Congo [Patriotic Forces for the Liberation of Congo] (FPLC), Mr Ntaganda is suspected of thirteen counts of war crimes (murder and attempted murder of civilians, attacks against a civilian population, rape of civilians, rape of UPC/FPLC child soldiers, sexual slavery of civilians, sexual slavery of UPC/FPLC child soldiers, pillaging, displacement of civilians, conscription of children under the age of 15, enlistment of children under the age of 15, use of children under the age of 15 to participate actively in hostilities, attacks against protected objects, and destruction of property) and five counts of crimes against humanity (murder and attempted murder of civilians, rape of civilians, sexual slavery of civilians, persecution on ethnic grounds, and forcible transfer of population) allegedly committed in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1 September 2002 and the end of September 2003.