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Lubanga Chronicle #71 Truth or Lies? The Questions continue

Monday, 22 March 2010- Lubanga Chronicle #71 Truth or Lies? The Questions continue Prosecution Witness 15 continues giving evidence. Throughout his testimony, the witness has claimed that an intermediary who cooperated with the Office of the Prosecutor induced him to fabricate lies. Witness 15 gave a similar account when he appeared in court for the [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00March 22nd, 2010|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lubanga Chronicle #47 Participating Victim: “I want to take this opportunity to tell the world what happened and ask for reparations.”

Wednesday, 13 January 2010 For the first time in the history of international criminal justice, a victim takes the stand to give evidence in person.  He has not been called by the Prosecution, nor by the Defence.  He comes to this Court at his own request, "to tell the world" about the abuses that occurred [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00March 13th, 2010|Uncategorised|0 Comments

British PoW who saved Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz joins survivors to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

26 Jan 10 – Wartime hero Denis Avey, who as a prisoner of war in Auschwitz helped save the life of Jewish inmate Ernst Lobethall, today joined survivors at The Holocaust Centre – home of the Aegis Trust – on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day to commemorate those who died. This year it is [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00January 26th, 2010|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lubanga Chronicle #46 UN Special Representative Radhika Coomaraswamy: “Do not ignore the central abuse perpetrated against girls”

Friday, 8 January 2010 After a long hiatus, the first trial before the ICC recommences with a clear statement: the Court must give justice to girls recruited by the militia of the accused Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. The UN Secretary General's Special Representative for children and armed conflict, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, took the stand [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00January 8th, 2010|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Second Trial of Congolese militia leaders to commence Tuesday, 24 November 2009

The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui Germain Katanga, alleged commander of the Force de résistance patriotique en Ituri (FRPI), and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, alleged former leader of the Front des nationalistes et intégrationnistes, (FNI), are accused of three crimes against humanity (murder, sexual slavery and rape) and seven war crimes (using children [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00November 23rd, 2009|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Second Trial of Congolese militia leaders to commence Tuesday, 24 November 2009

The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui Germain Katanga, alleged commander of the Force de résistance patriotique en Ituri (FRPI), and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, alleged former leader of the Front des nationalistes et intégrationnistes, (FNI), are accused of three crimes against humanity (murder, sexual slavery and rape) and seven war crimes (using children [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00November 23rd, 2009|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Holocaust Centre hosts Rwandan Genocide vigil

12 Apr 08 – Survivors from Rwanda, Darfur and the Holocaust – now living in Nottingham, Derby, Coventry and other locations across the Midlands – gathered at the Holocaust Centre for an all-night vigil staged by the Aegis Trust on Saturday night, 12 April, to mark the 14th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:35+00:00April 12th, 2008|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Nanking: wounds unhealed

13 Dec 07 – The Aegis Trust today released a short film about the Nanking massacre on the 70th anniversary of the fall of the city to the Japanese Imperial Army, 13 December 1937. Click here to view In a six-week period following the capture of Nanking, Japanese troops murdered around 300,000 unarmed PoWs and [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:35+00:00December 13th, 2007|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Methodist praise for UK Holocaust Centre

29 Oct 07 – Vice President of the Methodist Conference Mrs Ruby Beech has praised the work of the Holocaust Centre and Aegis Trust, paying tribute to the founders and urging Methodists to visit the Holocaust Centre in greater numbers. Her comments came on Saturday during her first visit to the Holocaust Centre, accompanied by [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:35+00:00October 29th, 2007|Uncategorised|0 Comments