International prosecutor calls for renewed push to arrest Kony after commander arrives at ICC

January 21, 2015 5:30 PM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court urged renewed efforts Wednesday to arrest notorious militia leader Joseph Kony, after one of his top commanders was taken into custody to face charges of leading a reign of terror in central Africa.

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement the victims of atrocities committed by Kony's Lord's Resistance Army "have waited far too long and deserve to see justice done."

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