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The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403895_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Rights Groups Decry New Amnesty Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403868_text International affairs; Peace; War crimes - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403868_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Provincial Assembly Revises Law on "Jungle Justice" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403771_text Human rights; Judiciary - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403771_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: New Tax Measures Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403466_text Taxation - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403466_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Germany: Sexual Violence Trial Begins http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402676_text War crimes - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402676_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Constitutional Amendment on Elections http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402511_text Elections and politics - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402511_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court: War Crimes Case Confirmed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402330_text War crimes - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402330_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; United Nations: Rapes to Be Investigated by U.N. Official http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402284_text Human rights - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 30 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402284_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Mining Banned in Three Provinces http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402237_text Mining - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402237_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court: ICC Begins Prosecuting Former Warlords http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401699_text War crimes - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 01 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401699_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: ICC's Jurisdiction Challenged http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401324_text Crime and law enforcement - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401324_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Amnesty for Some Acts of War http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401300_text War - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the On May 7, 2009, President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a law that grants amnesty for certain acts of war and insurrection committed in the country. It had previously... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 22 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401300_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Nine Convicted of Conspiracy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540692_text Crime and law enforcement - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the On May 7, 2009, President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a law that grants amnesty for certain acts of war and insurrection committed in the country. It had previously On September 30, 2008, a court in Matadj County, in the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, sentenced nine people convicted of criminal conspiracy, taking part in a movement, and rebellion. Four others... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540692_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Uganda: Border Demarcation Planned in Lake http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540670_text Natural resources - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the On May 7, 2009, President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a law that grants amnesty for certain acts of war and insurrection committed in the country. It had previously On September 30, 2008, a court in Matadj County, in the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, sentenced nine people convicted of criminal conspiracy, taking part in a movement, and rebellion. Four others The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda are planning to clearly mark their border in Lake Edward. The work will be done by a team composed of representatives of the two countries and will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540670_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court: Former VP Arrested http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540593_text War crimes - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the On May 7, 2009, President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a law that grants amnesty for certain acts of war and insurrection committed in the country. It had previously On September 30, 2008, a court in Matadj County, in the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, sentenced nine people convicted of criminal conspiracy, taking part in a movement, and rebellion. Four others The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda are planning to clearly mark their border in Lake Edward. The work will be done by a team composed of representatives of the two countries and will On May 24, 2008, Jean Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former Vice-President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was arrested in Belgium. The Belgian police were carrying out a sealed arrest warrant issued on May... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540593_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court: Accusations Connected with Child Soldiers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540399_text Children - On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, of four counts of war crimes and one crime against humanity. He was On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a new law giving amnesty for acts of war committed from 2006 to the present. It will come into effect once On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) voted to revise the law of the province in order to end the practice of "jungle justice." The The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has adopted an array of changes to its tax regime through ordinances issued by the President. While for the most part the changes became effective on January 1, 2013, On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to carry out massacres and multiple rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) got underway in Stuttgart, Germany. The On January 20, 2011, revisions of certain articles of the 2006 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were adopted in Kinshasa. (Law 11/002, Journal Officiel de la Republique D;mocratique du Congo, Feb. 1, On October 19, 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it was charging a former official of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with war crimes. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is accused of ordering an armed On September 28, 2010, Margot Wallstrand#337;m, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, began a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a U.N. response to the mass rapes in On September 11, 2010, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ordered that mining be suspended in three provinces in the eastern part of the country, North Kivu, South Kivu, and Maniema. It was reported on November 23, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has now begun trying two former Congo rebel leaders, Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in It was reported on June 1, 2009, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced a proceeding to consider a motion brought by an alleged Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, who was arrested and transferred to the On May 7, 2009, President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a law that grants amnesty for certain acts of war and insurrection committed in the country. It had previously On September 30, 2008, a court in Matadj County, in the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, sentenced nine people convicted of criminal conspiracy, taking part in a movement, and rebellion. Four others The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda are planning to clearly mark their border in Lake Edward. The work will be done by a team composed of representatives of the two countries and will On May 24, 2008, Jean Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former Vice-President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was arrested in Belgium. The Belgian police were carrying out a sealed arrest warrant issued on May Thomas Lubanga Dyilo will be tried in June 2008 by the International Criminal Court (ICC). He is accused of recruiting child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The trial is seen by the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540399_text