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ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder

The ex-warlord was convicted on 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the International Criminal Court called for his arrest.

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