Former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga has been found guilty at the International Criminal Court of being involved in war crimes that killed over 200 people. This is just the third ruling by the court since it was established in 2002.
The mass murder of civilians at the hands of US troops in a South Vietnamese village in 1968 made My Lai a byword for American war atrocities and forced the US to look inward. What impact does its legacy have today?
An eastern Congolese court's life sentences for 11 militiamen for raping children is a breakthrough, according to rights groups. They say the verdict is a victory against those who "thought they were invincible."
The International Criminal Court has awarded compensation to child soldiers recruited by a convicted Congolese warlord. Rights groups hope the decision sends a message to those who recruit child soldiers.
Some of the girls were infants, as young as eight months, and none of the victims was older than 12. The fight for mineral resources has led some to dub the DR Congo "the rape capital of the world."
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