Situation: Democratic Republic of Congo
Case: The Prosecutor vs. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui
Pre-Trial Chamber I decided, on 10 March 2008, to join the cases of The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and The Prosecutor v. Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui.
The hearing on the confirmation of the charges in the case of The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui shall start on 21 May 2008.
In joint cases, each suspect shall be accorded the same rights as if such suspect were being tried separately.
Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui are both being prosecuted for their alleged co-responsibility for the crimes allegedly committed during and in the aftermath of the joint attack on the village of Bogoro, Ituri, by the Patriotic Resistance Force in Ituri (FRPI) and the National Integrationist Front (FNI), on 24 February 2003.
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