Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court uphold conviction of Congolese war lord

December 1, 2014 3:30 PM

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Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court uphold conviction of Congolese war lord

Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga who was convicted in March 2012 of recruiting and using child soldiers in 2002 and 2003, speaks to his lawyer as he waits for the judges to rule on his appeal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Monday Dec. 1, 2014. Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld the conviction of a Lubanga who had been sentenced to 14 years for recruiting and using child soldiers, bringing to an end the court’s first trial which was hailed as a landmark in international justice and a deterrent that would resonate around the world. (AP Photo/Michael Kooren, Pool) (The Associated Press)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld the conviction of a Congolese war lord who was sentenced to 14 years for recruiting and using child soldiers, bringing to an end the court's first trial.

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