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23 Nov 2010 12:15 GMT | Politics
More than two years after his arrest, the trial of DR Congo's former vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has finally begun at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.Bemba faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.So what is the significance of this trial and how effective is the international criminal court a custodian of justice?Inside Story discusses.This episode of Inside Story aired on Monday, November 22, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
Jean-Pierre Bemba pleads not guilty to charges of murder and rape as his war crimes trial begins at The Hague.
Politics, Africa, Central African Republic, Congo
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Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan
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Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict
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Religion, Europe, Albania
US announces it will slow American forces drawdown in Afghanistan amid increasing fears of Taliban-led civil war.
War & Conflict, Politics, Asia
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Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America