The International Criminal Court appeals chamber has thrown out an enchantment by means of former LRA rebellion commander Dominic Ongwen difficult the 25 yr sentence.

The Hague based totally court docket final yr convicted Ongwen and because of this sentenced him to 25 years imprisonment for crimes in opposition to humanity dedicated all the way through the insurgency in Northern Uganda.

The former rebellion commander additionally nicknamed the “White Ant appealed in opposition to the conviction and sentence mentioning prison, factual and procedural mistakes.

On Thursday, the appeals chamber of the court docket threw out his enchantment.

“The appeals chamber rejects all the defense’s grounds of appeal and confirms unanimously the conviction decision,” Presiding Judge Luz del Carmen Ibanez Carranza stated.

The appeals chamber rejected the 90 grounds of enchantment raised by means of Ongwen of violations to his proper to an excellent trial and different human rights, in addition to his problem to the trial chamber’s findings on his person felony duty as an oblique wrongdoer and as an oblique co-wrongdoer, atmosphere out on this regard the parameters of those modes of legal responsibility.

In addition, the appeals chamber of the ICC showed the Trial Chamber’s interpretation and factual findings relating to sexual and gender-based totally crimes, together with the crime of pressured marriage as a type of different inhumane acts and the crime of pressured being pregnant.

The appeals court docket additional showed the cumulative convictions entered by means of the trial chamber, noting that each and every provision which has a “materially distinct” part protects other prison pursuits.