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The sentence pronounced by the first instance chamber of the International Criminal Court against the former warlord Bosco Ntaganda, accused of crimes against humanity, was confirmed by the appeals chamber of the jurisdiction. </p><div> <p>The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday, March 30, confirmed on appeal the 30-year prison sentence against former warlord Bosco Ntaganda for war crimes and against humanity committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC) in the early 2000s.
The ICC appeals chamber “confirms by majority the sentencing decision” and “confirms the sentence handed down by the trial chamber,” Judge Howard Morrisson said.
Nicknamed “Terminator”, the former warlord was sentenced in November 2019 to 30 years in prison for war crimes and against humanity. It was then the heaviest sentence ever handed down by the Hague-based court.
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