The International Criminal Court appeals chamber in The Hague today released their opinion affirming Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army Dominic Ongwen's conviction and 25-year sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ICC's opinion extensively cites to and discusses NIMJ's amicus brief. Jim Young, Phil Cave, Frank Rosenblatt, and former NIMJ rapporteur (now an Army JA) Emily Eslinger wrote the brief. The brief focused on lack of mental responsibility (duress as a defense) and cumulative convictions (multiplicity). Earlier this year Phil Cave and Frank Rosenblatt travelled to The Hague to give the oral presentation on behalf of NIMJ.
The ICC's (over 600 page) opinion: https://lnkd.in/gUst94sU
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