Canada Facing the ICJ, Uganda meets the Claims of the DRC

02:25  23 april  2021
02:25  23 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Democratic Republic of the Congo Uganda . See other cases involving. Provisional measures Counter- claims . In respect of the first counter- claim of Uganda (see above concerning the Order of 29 November 2011), the Court found that Uganda had not produced sufficient evidence to show that the DRC had provided political and military support to anti- Ugandan rebel groups operating in its territory, or even to prove that the DRC had breached its duty of vigilance.

La Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ) tient des audiences publiques en l’affaire République démocratique du Congo c. Ouganda. 31 Dec 1969 - The International Court of Justice ( ICJ ), the principal judicial organ of the UN, holds public hearings (by video link) on the question of reparations in the case concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo ( Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda ) at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court, from 20 to.

Vue de la Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ) à la Haye, le 27 août 2018. © Reuters / Piroschka van de Wouw View of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, August 27, 2018.

War repairs are At the heart of the current debates since Tuesday at the International Court of Justice. In 2005, this United Nations Court had declared Uganda guilty of interference in the affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and ordered repairs for the damage caused during the occupation by the Ugandan army of the Ituri. Between 1998 and 2003. Kinshasa claims more than $ 13 billion in Kampala.

with our correspondent in The Hague, Stéphanie Maupas

for Uganda, Congolese pretensions are "unfounded", "disproportionate" and "ruinous". Kampala states that the Democratic Republic of Congo did not bring the proof of the war loss.

UN experts murdered in the DRC: The families of Congolese accompanied accompanies testify

 UN experts murdered in the DRC: The families of Congolese accompanied accompanies testify © Wikipedia The city of Kananga, capital of the province of Kasai Central. The murderers' trial of the UN experts continues for nearly 4 years in Kananga in Kasai Central. It was in this province that Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalan had been killed on March 12, 2017 not far from the village of Bunkonde. Thursday, our consoeur Sonia Rolley testified before the Court on various details relating to the different investigations conducted by RFI on the subject.

The Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC ) has asked Uganda to pay 2 million for damages caused by its troops during the Congo invasion between 1997 and 2003. The figure is a drop from the billion that DRC had demanded from Uganda in 2005 when it won the case it had filed in the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ). “By the conduct of its armed forces, which committed acts of killing, torture and other forms of inhumane treatment of the Congolese civilian population …

Uganda has told the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) the billions of dollars in reparations sought by the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC ) for the former’s role in the conflict in the latter’s Ituri province could ruin its economy. The DRC ’s “ claims are dangerously disproportionate”, Uganda ’s attorney general, William Byaruhanga, told the UN court on Thursday, adding that granting them would have “staggering economic consequences”. On Monday, lawyers for the DRC had told the court they were seeking .3bn in reparations payments for the alleged victims of Uganda ’s involvement in the

The Ugandan State also refuses to pay for the full damage caused between 1998 and 2003, estimating the largely shared responsibility, as explained by the Court the Advocate General, William Byaruhanga: "In fact, there was several conflicts involving the armies of at least nine states - Angola, Burundi, Chad, DRC, Libya, Namibia, Rwanda, Sudan and Zimbabwe - and at least 21 irregular armed groups in place in Same moment.

If the ICJ judges had to retain the amount claimed by the DRC, Uganda would be almost ruined, pleaded the Advocate General. "Order Uganda to pay some $ 13.5 billion that the DRC will call for it to mean that almost the double consolidated annual public spending on Uganda should be transferred to the DRC. The cost for the Ugandan people would be huge. And this would also compromise the program that Uganda leads to promote peace and stability throughout the Great Lakes region.

The hearings are continuing in The Hague. Four experts appointed by the judges will appear at the bar of the court Friday 23 and Monday, April 26.

DRC: a reference file to chase the fictitives of the public administration .
© Sonia Rolley / RFI through funding from the World Bank, the Ministry of Public Service begins to have a reference file. Public administration. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Public Service is constituting a reference file of the public administration. A single file for all agents submitted to the general plan. This is not a thin business in a country where clientelism takes too often on professional recruitment.

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