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Ugandan LRA Commander Ongwen Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail

Channels Television  
Updated May 6, 2021
file photo of Dominic Ongwen, courtesy ICC

 

The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), to 25 years in jail for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Ongwen, 45, was found guilty in February of 61 charges including murders, rapes and sexual enslavement during a reign of terror in the early 2000s by the LRA, led by the fugitive Joseph Kony.

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