Bosco Ntaganda

Bosco NtagandaBosco Ntaganda is alleged to have been the former Deputy Chief of General Staff for Military Operations of the Forces Patriotiques pour la Libération du Congo (FPLC), the military wing of the UPC (Union of Congolese Patriots). He is also allegedly one of the commanders of the Mouvement Révolutionnaire du Congo (MRC), a militia group which has been operating in and around the District of Ituri since the beginning of 2005. He is believed to be 35 years of age and of Rwandan nationality.

Ntaganda is alleged to be criminally liable for the war crime of conscripting and using child soldiers in association with the armed conflict in the Ituri region. On 7 August 2006 Pre-Trial Chamber I at the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a Warrant of Arrest for Ntaganda, finding reasonable grounds to believe he had been involved in the conscription and use of soldiers under the age of 15 years.

Bosco Ntaganda remains at large (see Ntaganda “Ready” to Face Justice, 13 January 2009).

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Laurent Nkunda, DomCLIC Project

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