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Bahar Idriss Abu Garda

Commander of the Justice and Equality Movement rebel group, Abu Garda was charged by ICC with the war crimes attacking African Union peacekeepers in Darfur. Charges not confirmed due to a lack of evidence.
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Sudan

Although Sudan is not a party to the Rome Statute, Darfur fell under ICC jurisdiction in March 2005 after the UN Security Council referred the situation to the ICC prosecutor. The investigation has led to five ICC cases and heightened tensions.
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Dominic Ongwen

Charged with 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Northern Uganda, the ICC trial of the alleged former Lord's Resistance Army commander opens on 6 December 2016. First LRA suspect before the ICC.
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Joseph Kony et. al.

ICC arrest warrants were issued for Joseph Kony and four other senior Lord’s Resistance Army commanders in July 2005 for war crimes and crimes against humanity in northern Uganda. Kony remains wanted.
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Callixte Mbarushimana

Suspected of crimes against humanity and war crimes, alleged executive secretary of the FLDR rebel group Callixte Mbarushimana was released from ICC custody in December 2011 after Pre-Trial Chamber I declined to confirm charges
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Sylvestre Mudacumura

Former supreme commander of the FDLR rebel group Sylvestre Mudacumura has been wanted by the ICC for war crimes in the DRC since 2012.
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Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui

Alleged Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui was acquitted at the ICC of crimes against humanity and war crimes in December 2012. He was subsequently deported to the DRC.
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Bosco Ntaganda

Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda is charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity, allegedly committed in Ituri, DRC. His trial opened September 2015.
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Germain Katanga

Congolese rebel leader Germain Katanga was convicted by the ICC in March 2014 of war crimes and crimes against humanity during an attack against Bogoro village in Ituri in eastern DRC. Sentenced to 12 year imprisonment.
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Yemen: Western arms being used for ICC crimes?

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Kenya non-cooperation referred to ASP | Timbuktu destruction verdict due

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Central African Republic (I and II)

The Central African Republic has experienced several periods of armed conflict. The ICC has opened two investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, focusing on crimes committed from 2002 to 2003 and crimes committed since 2012. 
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Uganda

In 2004, Uganda invited the ICC to investigate an ongoing decades-long conflict between the Lord's Resistance Army and the government. In 2005, the ICC issued arrest warrants for five senior LRA members. One of them, Ongwen, is currently on trial.
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New Katanga trial shows DRC’s potential to try complex international crimes

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Timbuktu destruction: Suspected Islamist pleads guilty to war crimes at ICC

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ICC Timbuktu destruction case – all you need to know

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ICC to decide if LRA commander Ongwen to face trial

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Ongwen: Expanded charges would allow more victim participation

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ICC considers Georgia investigation - key facts & reaction

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