Former Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba has pleaded not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity at his trial in the Hague. The former vice president is accused of having knowingly allowed his soldiers to carry out mass rape and murder.
AP - Democratic Republic of Congo former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba denied charges of war crimes Monday as his trial opened with prosecutors blaming him for his army's campaign of rapes and killings.
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Date created : 2010-11-23