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parties to armed conflict that engage, in contravention of applicable international law, in patterns of killing and maiming of children and/or rape and other sexual violence against children, in situations of armed conflict.’ Para. 3, UNSC 1882 (2009) xiv xv (S/2006/724 and S/AC.51/2007/17), (S/2006/389 and S/2007/391) Under the statements of commitment, a new amnesty law is being formalized for “acts of war and insurrectionary movement”. The law is not expected to exempt war crimes or crimes against humanity, although the principle of amnesty is already being used as an argument by some to avoid taking action on a number of pending cases. For instance, FARDC Major Abdou Matata Panda, former commander of the121st Mayi-Mayi Brigade and now based in Lubarika (Ruzizi plain) may benefit from the amnesty law. UN Security Council Breaks New Ground to Protect Children in War. New York, 04 August 2009. The 2009 report of the Secretary General to the Security Council (A/63/785-S/2009/158) issued 26 March 2009. United Nations Security Council; S/2008/693,10 November 2008Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (p.6) Ibid p.18 United Nations Security Council, Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, Conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; S/AC.51/2009/3 xvi Under the statements of commitment, a new amnesty law is being formalized for “acts of war and insurrectionary movement”. The law is not expected to exempt war crimes or crimes against humanity, although the principle of amnesty is already being used as an argument by some to avoid taking action on a number of pending cases. For instance, FARDC Major Abdou Matata Panda, former commander of the121st Mayi-Mayi Brigade and now based in Lubarika (Ruzizi plain) may benefit from the amnesty law. xvii UN Security Council Breaks New Ground to Protect Children in War. New York, 04 August 2009. xviii The 2009 report of the Secretary General to the Security Council (A/63/785-S/2009/158) issued 26 March 2009. xix United Nations Security Council; S/2008/693,10 November 2008Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (p.6) xx Ibid p.18 xxi United Nations Security Council, Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, Conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; S/AC.51/2009/3
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  • Summer '16
  • Ramon Wawire
  • United Nations , Democratic Republic of the Congo

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