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ICC finds warlord Lubanga guilty of recruiting children

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has found the Congolese warlord, Thomas Lubanga, guilty of recruiting and using child soldiers between 2002 and 2003.

It is the court's first verdict since it was set up 10 years ago. He will be sentenced at a later hearing.

He headed a rebel group during an inter-ethnic conflict in a gold-rich region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The BBC's Andrew Harding reports.

  • 14 Mar 2012