KAMPALA, 14 January 2015 (IRIN) - Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a longstanding Ugandan rebellion, will soon be transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to face trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Abducted by the LRA at the age of 10 Ongwen, who rose in the ranks of the infamous rebel outfit as a protégé of leader Joseph Kony, will be the first LRA member to appear before the ICC. Ongwen surrendered – s...

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