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profile_294.jpg 27.02.2015   Thomas Lubanga Dyilo Democratic Republic of the Congo ICC Sentenced

Thomas Lubanga Dyilo was born on 29 December 1960 in Djiba in the Ituri district of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He belongs to the Hema ethnic group.

After completing his studies at the University of Kisangani, where he obtained a degree in Psychology, Lubanga held a position as...

BREYER_Johann_img.jpg 27.02.2015   Johann Breyer Nazi Germany United States,  Germany Died before end of trial

Johann Breyer was born on 30 May 1925, in the village of Neuwalldorf, in the former Czechoslovakia (now known as Novà Lesnà, Slovakia). In 1942, at the age of 17, he voluntarily joined the Waffen-SS (“armed protective squadron”) in Nazi Germany and was assigned the role of armed guard at the...

25.02.2015   José Luis Copa Flores Bolivia Bolivia Acquitted

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profile_265.jpg 25.02.2015   Efrain Rios Montt Guatemala Guatemala On trial

Efrain Rios Montt was born on 16 June 1926. He began his military career in 1946 as a cadet and was made general in 1972. Between 1970 and 1974 he was chief of the Guatemalan army. In 1974 he was elected president as a candidate of the Christian Democratic Party, but the candidate of the armed...

25.02.2015   Radomir Radovan Susnjar Former Yugoslavia Bosnia Herzegovina Investigations underway

Radomir Radovan Susnjar was born in 1955 in Bosnia Herzegovina. He worked as a delivery driver for a bakery in the city of Višegrad before the war started.

Višegrad is a small town in south-eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, close to the Serbian border. Because of its important hydroelectric...

profile_631.jpg 25.02.2015   Milan Lukic Former Yugoslavia ICTY (Yugoslavia) Sentenced

Milan Lukic was born 6 September 1967 in Foca, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He lived for a period of time in Germany, Switzerland and Obrenovac, Serbia.

Lukic returned to Visegrad in 1992 and was said to have formed a group of Bosnian Serb paramilitaries referred to as the "White...

Sadi-Bugingo.jpg 25.02.2015   Sadi Bugingo Rwanda Norway Sentenced

Sadi Bugingo was born in Rwanda in 1966.

During the Genocide, Bugingo was allegedly a high profile militia member in Kibungo Prefecture, now Ngoma District, and a renowned businessman in Kibungo town.

He allegedly was a member of the Interahamwe militia which was...

profile_655.jpg 25.02.2015   Khieu Samphan Cambodia Cambodia Sentenced

Khieu Samphan is born the 27th of July 1931. He is the son of a provincial judge.

In 1955, Khieu Samphan receives a bursary to study at the University of Montpellier in France, where he publishes a thesis on peasantry and Cambodian politics. In his thesis he (already) defends the idea that...

profile_656.jpg 25.02.2015   Nuon Chea Cambodia Cambodia Sentenced

Nuon Chea, with real name Long Bunruot, was born in 1927, in Battambang.

He completed his secondary studies in Bangkok, Thailand where he lived until 1948. He then studied law in Bangkok but did not complete his studies.

Between 1945 and 1948, he was part-time public...

profile_767.jpg 25.02.2015   Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo Central African Republic ICC On trial

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo was born on 4th November 1962 at Bokada, in the province of Ecuador, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Allegedly an ethnic Ngwaka, he was the son of a millionaire and close to former President Mobutu Sese Seko. Married and father of five children, he is one of the...

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