MIKE CORDER – Nov 27, 2008
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Two Congolese warlords pleaded not guilty Thursday at the International Criminal Court to charges of murder, rape and using child soldiers during a deadly attack on a village in 2003.
Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo entered their pleas to three counts of crimes against humanity and seven war crimes at a pretrial hearing at the world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal.
No date was set for their trial to start, but it is expected to get under way next year. read more…