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Al Faqi Al Mahdi, Ahmad

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Convicted

Alleged member of Ansar Eddine, a movement associated with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, head of the "Hisbah" until September 2012, and associated with the work of the Islamic Court of Timbuktu. Arrest warrant: 28 September 2015.

Charges: Found guilty as a co-perpetrator of the war crime consisting in intentionally directing attacks against religious and historic buildings in Timbuktu, Mali, in June and July 2012. Sentenced to nine years' imprisonment, the time spent by the suspect in detention being deducted from the sentence.

Found guilty and sentenced to 9 years imprisonment on 27 September 2016. On 25 November 2021, Mr Al Mahdi's imprisonment sentence was reduced by two years. The date for the sentence's completion is set to 18 September 2022. Reparations Order for victims pronounced by judges and is final.

Arido, Narcisse

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Convicted, Case closed

National of the Central African Republic. Arrest warrant: 20 November 2013 - unsealed on 28 November 2013

Charges: Found guilty of various offences against the administration of justice related to the false testimonies of defence witnesses in the Bemba case. Case also involved charges against Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, and Fidèle Babala Wandu.

Babala Wandu, Fidèle

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Convicted, Case closed

National of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Member of Parliament in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Arrest warrant: 20 November 2013, unsealed on 28 November 2013

Charges: Found guilty of various offences against the administration of justice related to false testimonies in the Bemba case. Case also involved charges against Messrs Bemba Gombo, Kilolo Musamba, Mangenda Kabongo, and Arido.

Bemba Gombo, Jean-Pierre

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Convicted, Case closed

President and Commander-in-chief of the Mouvement de libération du Congo, at time of warrant. Arrest warrant: 20 November 2013, unsealed on 28 November 2013

Charges: Offences against the administration of justice, including corruptly influencing witnesses in the Bemba case. Case also involved charges against Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu, and Narcisse Arido.

Katanga, Germain

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Convicted

Alleged commander of the Force de résistance patriotique en Ituri (FRPI) at time of arrest warrant. Arrest warrant: 2 July 2007 - Unsealed on 15 October 2007

Charges: Found guilty, as an accessory, of one count of crime against humanity: murder; and four counts of war crimes: murder, attacking a civilian population, destruction of property and pillaging, committed on 24 February 2003 during the attack on the village of Bogoro, in the Ituri district of the DRC. Case also involved charges against Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui but the 2 cases were severed on 21 November 2012. Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui was acquitted on 18 December 2012.

Kilolo Musamba, Aimé

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Convicted, Case closed

National of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; former Defense Counsel for Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo. Arrest warrant: 20 November 2013 – unsealed on 28 November 2013

Charges: Found guilty of various offences against the administration of justice related to the false testimonies of defence witnesses in the Bemba case. Charged together with Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido.

Lubanga Dylio, Thomas

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Convicted

Former President of the Union des Patriotes Congolais/Forces Patriotiques pour la Libération du Congo (UPC/FPLC). Arrest warrant: 10 February 2006 - Unsealed on 17 March 2006

Charges: Found guilty, on 14 March 2012, of the war crimes of enlisting and conscripting children under the age of 15 years and using them to participate actively in hostilities

Mangenda Kabongo, Jean-Jacques

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Convicted, Case closed

National of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; a former Defence team member of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo. Arrest warrant: 20 November 2013 – Unsealed on 28 November 2013

Charges: Found guilty of various offences against the administration of justice related to the false testimonies of defence witnesses in the Bemba case. Charged together with Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido.