Uganda



ICC-02/04

Investigation

Situation in Uganda


Referral  - 29.01.2004 
English - French

Decision to open investigation - 29.07.2004  
English - French  



ICC-02/04-01/05

The Prosecutor v. Joseph Kony, Vincent Otti, Okot Odhiambo and Dominic Ongwen


Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony Alleged Commander-in-Chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Prosecution application for a warrant of arrest6 May 2005
Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II:
Issued under seal on8 July 2005
Unsealed on13 October 2005
At large
Counts

Mr Kony is allegedly criminally responsible for thirty-three counts on the
basis of his individual criminal responsibility (articles 25(3)(a) and 25(3)
(b) of the Statute) including:

  • Twelve counts of crimes against humanity (murder - article 7(1)(a);
    enslavement - article 7(1)(c); sexual enslavement – article 7(1)(g); rape - article 7(1)(g); inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering - article 7(1)(k)); and,
  • Twenty-one counts of war crimes (murder - article 8(2)(c)(i); cruel
    treatment of civilians – article 8(2)(c)(i); intentionally directing an attack against a civilian population – article 8(2)(e)(i); pillaging - article 8(2) (e)(v); inducing rape – article 8(2)(e)(vi); forced enlistment of children - 8(2)(e)(vii)).

Vincent Otti

Vincent Otti Alleged Vice-Chairman and Second-in-Command of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Prosecution application for a warrant of arrest
6 May 2005
Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II:
Issued under seal on8 July 2005
Unsealed on13 October 2005
At large
Counts

Mr Otti is allegedly criminally responsible for thirty-two counts on the basis
of his individual criminal responsibility (article 25(3)(b) of the Statute)
including:

  • Eleven counts of crimes against humanity (murder - article 7(1)(a);
    sexual enslavement – article 7(1)(g); inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering - article 7(1)(k)); and,
  • Twenty-one counts of war crimes (inducing rape – article 8(2)(e)(vi); intentionally directing an attack against a civilian population – article 8(2)(e)(i); forced enlistment of children - 8(2)(e)(vii); cruel treatment of civilians – article 8(2)(c)(i); pillaging - article 8(2)(e)(v); murder - article 8(2)(c)(i)).
 

Okot Odhiambo

Okot Odhiambo Alleged Deputy Army Commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Alleged Brigade Commander of Trinkle and Stockree Brigades of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Prosecution application for a warrant of arrest
6 May 2005
Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II:
Issued under seal on8 July 2005
Unsealed on13 October 2005
At large
Counts

Mr Odhiambo is allegedly criminally responsible for ten counts on the basis
of his individual criminal responsibility (article 25(3)(b) of the Statute)
including:

  • Two counts of crimes against humanity (murder - article 7(1)(a);
    enslavement - article 7(1)(c)); and,
  • Eight counts of war crimes (murder - article 8(2)(c)(i ); intentionally
    directing an attack against a civilian population – article 8(2)(e)(i);
    pillaging - article 8(2)(e)(v); forced enlisting of children - 8(2)(e)(vii)).

Dominic Ongwen

Dominic Ongwen Alleged Brigade Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Prosecution application for a warrant of arrest
6 May 2005
Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II:
Issued under seal on8 July 2005
Unsealed on13 October 2005
At large
Counts

Mr Ongwen is allegedly criminally responsible for seven counts on the
basis of his individual criminal responsibility (article 25(3)(b) of the
Statute) including:

  • Three counts of crimes against humanity (murder - article 7(1)(a);
    enslavement - article 7(1)(c); inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering - article 7(1)(k)); and,
  • Four counts of war crimes (murder - article 8(2)(c)(i)); cruel treatment of civilians – article 8(2)(c)(i); intentionally directing an attack against a civilian population – article 8(2)(e)(i); pillaging - article 8(2)(e)(v)).

Raska Lukwiya

Raska Lukwiya Alleged Deputy Army Commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Prosecution application for a warrant of arrest
6 May 2005
Warrant of arrest issued by Pre-Trial Chamber II:
Issued under seal on8 July 2005
Unsealed on13 October 2005
Deceased12 August 2006

According to the decision of Pre-Trial Chamber II, N° : ICC-02/04-01/05-248 of 11 July 2007, to terminate the proceedings against Raska Lukwiya, the warrant of arrest is rendered without effect therefore the name of Raska Lukwiya has been removed from the case.