Briefing Paper

Briefing Paper: The Trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo at the ICC

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March 2012

The International Criminal Court in The Hague will release its judgment in the case against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

Thomas Lubanga is the alleged former president of the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), an armed group involved in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is charged with conscripting child soldiers, an international war crime.

This briefing paper (disponible en français: voir ci-dessous) summarizes the main issues in the case, which is the first ICC case to reach a judgment, with hyperlinks to relevant portions of our trial monitoring website (disponible en français:


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