Ngudjolo Chui Case

The Prosecutor v. Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui


Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui

Leader of the Front des nationalistes et intégrationnistes (FNI), at time of warrant. Arrest warrant: 6 July 2007 – unsealed on 7 February 2008

Charges: three crimes against humanity and seven war crimes allegedly committed on 24 February 2003 during an attack against the Bogoro village in the Ituri district of the DRC. Acquitted on 18 December 2012. Acquittal confirmed in appeals on 27 February 2015. Case also involved charges against Germain Katanga but the 2 cases were severed on 21 November 2012. Germain Katanga was found guilty on 7 March 2014.

  • Acquitted

    On 18 December 2012, Trial Chamber II acquitted Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity and ordered his immediate release. The Prosecution appealed the verdict on 20 December 2012. On 27 February 2015, the verdict was upheld by the Appeals Chamber.​