Africa on Trial

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  • Omar al-Bashir
  • Joseph Kony
  • Laurent Gbagbo and Simone Gbagbo
  • Jean-Pierre Bemba
  • Thomas Lubanga Dyilo
  • Uhuru Kenyatta
  • William Ruto
  • Moammar Gadhafi
  • Saif al-Islam Gadhafi
  • Francis Muthaura

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was indicted on  May 23, 2008, on two counts of crimes against humanity and four counts of war crimes for allegedly leading a Congolese rebel group into the Central African Republic (CAR) at the request of CAR President Ange-Félix Patassé, who was trying to suppress a rebellion. Bemba’s trial began on Nov. 22, 2010.

 

 (Photo: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

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