URGENT ¥¥¥ Ntaganda confirmation of ICC charges hearing set for Sept 23

The International Criminal Court will hold a confirmation of charges hearing for Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda on September 23, the court said during his first appearance on Tuesday.

Ntaganda, the first suspect to hand himself in to the ICC in The Hague, faces charges ranging from murder and rape to using child soldiers during his time as a warlord in DR Congo a decade ago.