|Bemba Trial Summary
17 - 28 September and Status Conference
Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo ,born in 1962 Bokada Equateur Province , a
national of the DRC .He is the alleged president and commander-in-chief of the Mouvement pour la libération du Congo (Movement for the Liberation of the Congo) (MLC).
SITUATION: Central African Republic
CASE: 01/05-01/08 - The Prosecutor vs. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo
HEARING: Trial Proceedings
CHAMBER: Trial Chamber III- Judge Sylvia Steiner (Presiding Judge), Judge Joyce Aluoch and Judge Kuniko Ozaki
PARTIES: OTP - Ms. Bensouda, Ms. Kneuer and team
DEFENCE: Mr. Aimé Kilolo-Musamba, Mr. Peter Haynes and team
PARTICIPANTS: 4121 victims represented by Legal representatives for victims.
LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES FOR VICTIMS: Ms. Marie Edith Douzima-Lawson and
Mr. Assingambi Zarambaud
ALLEGED CRIMES: Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is allegedly responsible, as
military commander of:
* Crimes against humanity: Murder and rape.
* War crimes: Murder, rape and pillaging.
START OF TRIAL: 22 November 2010