Central African militia suspects, one a soccer boss, hear war crimes charges

Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes…

Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes accusations against them at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday. Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom, who deny wrongdoing, were attending a so-called “confirmation of charges” hearing where prosecutors outline their case. Judges will then decide if there is enough evidence to move forward with a trial.

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