By Chowoo Willy
The Defense team for former Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Dominic Ongwen will on Wednesday 22nd August at 8:30 am address members of the press from northern Uganda at Northern Uganda Media Club.
The Defense team comprising of the lead counsel Cripus Ayena, his assistant and two translators are currently in northern Uganda meeting local leaders and community members from Lukodi, Pajule Abok and odek. The International Criminal Court is trying Dominic Ongwen for the crimes that took place in these four areas.
The defense team will on 18th September 2018 begin their opening statement and on the 28 September they will begin presentation of evidence.
Ongwen faces over 70 crimes against humanity and war crimes at the ICC.
Northern Uganda Media club runs a media resource center where stakeholders, state actors , community members, and local leaders can hold press conferences or briefings