The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo
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 (child soldiers). Sentenced, on 10 July 2012, to a total of 14 years of imprisonment. Verdict and sentence confirmed by Appeals Chamber on 1 December 2014. On 19 December 2015, Mr Lubanga was transferred to a prison facility in the DRC to serve his sentence of imprisonment. On 15 March 2020, Thomas Lubanga was released after having served 14 years of imprisonment. The reparations proceedings for victims started on 7 August 2012.
Trial Chamber II
Office of the Prosecutor
Legal Representatives of the Victims
Franck Mulenda, Luc Walleyn,
Carine Bapita Buyangandu, Joseph Keta Orwinyo, and Paul Kabongo Tshibangu