Bosco Ntaganda http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/40136/all en ICC-wanted DR Congo rebel Ntaganda in Rwanda: Kinshasa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-ntaganda-rwanda-kinshasa-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bosco Ntaganda, a leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel group who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, has fled to neighbouring Rwanda, the Congolese government said Sunday.</p> <p>"He eventually crossed (the border) on Saturday... he is in Rwanda today," government spokesman Lambert Mende told AFP in the capital Kinshasa.</p> <p>According to the authorities in Kigali, around 600 fighters from the M23 group, which has challenged the Congolese government in the east of the country for close to a year, have crossed into Rwanda since Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-ntaganda-rwanda-kinshasa-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:46:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785968 at http://www.globalpost.com ICC-wanted DR Congo rebel Ntaganda 'in Rwanda' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-ntaganda-rwanda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Democratic Republic of Congo government said Sunday that Bosco Ntaganda, a feared rebel leader wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of atrocities, has fled to neighbouring Rwanda, but Kigali swifty dismissed the claims.</p> <p>"He crossed (the border) on Saturday... he is in Rwanda today," DR Congo government spokesman Lambert Mende told AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-ntaganda-rwanda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics War AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:48:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786038 at http://www.globalpost.com Ntaganda: the Congolese rebel 'Terminator' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/ntaganda-the-congolese-rebel-terminator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bosco Ntaganda, the Congolese rebel leader wanted by the International Criminal Court for a raft of war crimes, is a feared military commander believed to run a vast extortion empire in the mineral-rich east of the country.</p> <p>According to the Congolese government, Ntaganda, said to be a key leader of the M23 rebel group, crossed into Rwanda on Saturday along with hundreds of other rebels fleeing violence with a rival faction of the mainly Tutsi movement. </p> <p>Kigali has dismissed the claim.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/ntaganda-the-congolese-rebel-terminator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda Democratic Republic of the Congo Disaster Human Interest Social Issues Technology Year of birth missing AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786184 at http://www.globalpost.com Ntaganda: the Congolese rebel 'Terminator' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/ntaganda-the-congolese-rebel-terminator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of alleged atrocities, on Monday surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali.</p> <p>According to the Congolese government, Ntaganda, said to be a key leader of the M23 rebel group, crossed into Rwanda on Saturday along with hundreds of other rebels fleeing violence with a rival faction of the mainly Tutsi movement. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/ntaganda-the-congolese-rebel-terminator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda Democratic Republic of the Congo Disaster Human Interest Social Issues Technology Year of birth missing AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:48:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787050 at http://www.globalpost.com ICC-wanted DR Congo rebel 'surrenders to US embassy in Kigali' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of atrocities, has surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda's foreign minister said Monday.</p> <p>"We have just learned that General Ntaganda presented himself at the US Embassy early this morning," Louise Mushikiwabo said in an official statement.</p> <p>Rwanda's government is "currently establishing further details on this evolving situation," the statement added.</p> <p>The US embassy refused to confirm or deny his presence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/icc-wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics War AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 20:00:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787064 at http://www.globalpost.com Wanted DR Congo rebel surrenders to US embassy in Kigali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of alleged atrocities, has surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali, US and Rwandan officials said Monday.</p> <p>Ntaganda asked to be sent to the ICC, the world's permanent independent war crimes court, said US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.</p> <p>"I can confirm that Bosco Ntaganda... walked into the US embassy in Kigali this morning. He specifically asked to be transferred to the ICC in The Hague," she told reporters in Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics War AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:00:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787132 at http://www.globalpost.com Congo ICC war suspect surrenders at U.S. Embassy in Rwanda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/rwanda-says-congo-war-suspect-surrenders-at-us-embassy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jenny Clover</p> <p>KIGALI (Reuters) - Fugitive Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda walked into the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda on Monday and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces war crimes charges racked up during years of rebellion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/rwanda-says-congo-war-suspect-surrenders-at-us-embassy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics Social Issues Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787149 at http://www.globalpost.com Embassy surrender is end of line for Congo's "Terminator" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/embassy-surrender-end-line-congos-terminator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Pascal Fletcher and Richard Valdmanis</p> <p>(Reuters) - It was a surprisingly meek end of a career for "The Terminator", one of the world's most wanted war crime fugitives.</p> <p>Bosco Ntaganda, the Rwandan-born Tutsi rebel sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) and an alleged leader of the M23 revolt in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, walked into the U.S. embassy in Rwanda on Monday and handed himself over, the U.S. government said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/embassy-surrender-end-line-congos-terminator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda Democratic Republic of the Congo Politics Social Issues War Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787195 at http://www.globalpost.com Wanted DR Congo rebel surrenders to US embassy in Kigali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of alleged atrocities, has surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali, a US official and Rwanda's foreign ministry said Monday.</p> <p>Ntaganda asked to be sent to the world's permanent independent war crimes court, said US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.</p> <p>"I can confirm that Bosco Ntaganda... walked into the US embassy in Kigali this morning. He specifically asked to be transferred to the ICC in The Hague," she told reporters in Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/wanted-dr-congo-rebel-surrenders-us-embassy-kigali-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Politics War AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:16:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787203 at http://www.globalpost.com DR Congo warlord transfer to ICC a step toward peace: UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/dr-congo-warlord-transfer-icc-step-toward-peace-un <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The UN mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday said transferring wanted Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who has surrendered in Kigali, to the international war crimes court will be a solid move towards peace.</p> <p>"The surrender of Bosco Ntaganda and his imminent transfer to the International Criminal Court will allow the peace process in DR Congo to move forward," Roger Meece, head of the UN mission, known as MONUSCO, said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/dr-congo-warlord-transfer-icc-step-toward-peace-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda Bosco Ntaganda Democratic Republic of the Congo Social Issues War AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 18:01:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788004 at http://www.globalpost.com ICC officials en route to collect DR Congo warlord: US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/icc-officials-en-route-collect-dr-congo-warlord-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>International Criminal Court officials are travelling to Rwanda to collect Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who is holed up in the US embassy there, a top American diplomat said Wednesday.</p> <p>Ntaganda surprised US embassy staff in Kigali on Monday when he walked in off the street and asked for help in reaching the ICC in The Hague, where he is wanted on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.</p> <p>"Officials from the ICC are, as we speak, en route to Kigali," the top US diplomat for Africa, Johnnie Carson, told reporters on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/icc-officials-en-route-collect-dr-congo-warlord-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosco Ntaganda Culture International relations Political geography AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:16:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788882 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. seeks swift transfer of Congo warlord to Hague court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/us-seeks-swift-transfer-congo-warlord-hague-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jenny Clover</p> <p>KIGALI (Reuters) - The United States is seeking the swift transfer of a Congolese warlord from its embassy in Rwanda to a war crimes tribunal for a trial that could help eastern Democratic Republic of Congo inch towards peace.</p> <p>Bosco Ntaganda gave himself up to the U.S. Embassy in Kigali on Monday after a 15-year career that spanned a series of Rwandan-backed rebellions in eastern Congo.</p> <p>He asked to be sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague where he faces war crimes charges.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/us-seeks-swift-transfer-congo-warlord-hague-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Bosco Ntaganda International relations Political geography Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:31:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5789055 at http://www.globalpost.com DR Congo warlord 'to be taken to The Hague within days' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/dr-congo-warlord-be-taken-the-hague-within-days <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who turned himself in at the US embassy in Rwanda for extradition to the International Criminal Court, will be transferred to The Hague within days, the court's chief prosecutor said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We are working very closely with those who can help us to ensure he's transferred in the shortest possible time," said ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/dr-congo-warlord-be-taken-the-hague-within-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosco Ntaganda Bosco Ntaganda International criminal law Year of birth missing AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:15:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5789272 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ ICC confirms DR Congo warlord Ntaganda headed for The Hague http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/urgent-icc-confirms-dr-congo-warlord-ntaganda-headed-the-hague <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The International Criminal Court said Friday that wanted DR Congo rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, who surrendered earlier this week, is headed to The Hague-based court from Rwanda.</p> <p>"Ntaganda... surrendered himself voluntarily and is now... headed to the ICC detention centre in The Hague," the ICC said. </p> <p>cjo/jhe/mbx</p> Bosco Ntaganda Bosco Ntaganda Political geography Year of birth missing AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:01:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790956 at http://www.globalpost.com DR Congo warlord Ntaganda headed for The Hague http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/dr-congo-warlord-ntaganda-headed-the-hague <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The International Criminal Court said Friday that wanted DR Congo rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, who surrendered earlier this week, is headed to The Hague-based court from Rwanda.</p> <p>"Ntaganda... surrendered himself voluntarily and is now... headed to the ICC detention centre in The Hague," the ICC said. </p> <p>He is to face charges of using child soldiers, keeping women as sex slaves and participating in the murder of at least 800 people in eastern DR Congo between 2002 and 2003.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/dr-congo-warlord-ntaganda-headed-the-hague" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosco Ntaganda Bosco Ntaganda International criminal law Year of birth missing AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:16:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790976 at http://www.globalpost.com