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ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years over massacre

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The International Criminal Court on Friday sentenced Congolese militia boss Germain "Simba" Katanga to 12 years in jail for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a "particularly cruel" 2003 village massacre. 

Germain Katanga, a Congolese National, sits during his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague on May 23, 2014

"The chamber sentences Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison," presiding Judge Bruno Cotte told the Hague-based tribunal when it handed down its second sentence since opening in 2003.

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