Katanga Case
The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga

Found guilty, on 7 March 2014, as an accessory to one count of a 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. The judgment is final, as both the Defence and Prosecution withdrew their appeals on 25 June 2014. Sentenced to a total of 12 years' imprisonment; time spent in detention at the ICC – between 18 September 2007 and 23 May 2014 – was deducted from the sentence.

Order on victim reparations : 24 March 2017


Germain Katanga, reparations decision - summary

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Germain Katanga, reparations decision - the entire proceedings

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Trial Chamber II
  1. Judge Marc Perrin de Brichambaut, Presiding Judge
  2. Judge Olga Herrera-Carbuccia
  3. Judge Péter Kovács
Who else is involved?
Representation of the Office of the Prosecutor

Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor
James Stewart, Deputy Prosecutor
​​​Eric MacDonald, Senior Trial Lawyer ​

Defence Counsel

David Hooper
Andreas O'Shea ​

Legal Representatives of the Victims

Fidel Nsita Luvengika ​

Office of Public Counsel for Victims
Next Session
  1. No upcoming hearings

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