Kampala, Uganda — The International Criminal Court appeals chamber threw out an enchantment via former LRA riot commander Dominic Ongwen difficult the 25-year sentence.
The Hague-based court docket closing yr convicted Ongwen and as a result sentenced him to twenty-five years imprisonment for crimes in opposition to humanity dedicated all over the insurgency in Northern Uganda.
The former riot commander additionally nicknamed the “White Ant appealed in opposition to the conviction and sentence mentioning felony, factual and procedural mistakes.
On Thursday closing week, the appeals chamber of the court docket threw out his enchantment.
“The appeals chamber rejects all the defence’s grounds of appeal and confirms unanimously the conviction decision,” Presiding Judge Luz del Carmen Ibanez Carranza mentioned.
The appeals chamber rejected the 90 grounds of enchantment raised via Ongwen of violations of his proper to a good trial and different human rights, in addition to his problem to the trial chamber’s findings on his felony duty as an oblique wrongdoer and as an oblique co-perpetrator, surroundings out on this regard the parameters of those modes of legal responsibility.
Author: Independent (Kampala)