Case 2: Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui

  • Sonja C. GroverEmail author


The Pre-Trial Chamber confirmed that Katanga and Chui were aware from August 2002–May 2003 of the factual circumstances that constituted an armed conflict of an international character and that from August 2002–May 2003, they were aware also of “the nexus between the common plan to “wipe out” the Bogoro village and the armed conflict taking place in Ituri.


Sexual Violence Armed Conflict Rome Statute Armed Group Geneva Convention 
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  1. Prosecutor v Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, Decision on the Confirmation of Charges (Pre-Trial Chamber I) (26 September 2008) Accessed 9 Feb 2012
  2. Prosecutor v Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, Prosecution Opening Statement (Trial Chamber II) (24 November 2009) Accessed 7 Feb 2012
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationLakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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