Former Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Photograph: EPA/Peter Dejong

A warlord responsible for mass murder, rape and abduction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been sent to prison for 30 years – the longest s(...)

Bosco Ntaganda, who maintained his innocence during his trial, faces a maximum life sentence following his convictions at the global court in The Hague File Photograph: Paul Herera/Reuters

The International Criminal Court has convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese warlord nicknamed “Terminator”, for war crimes and crimes against humanity,(...)

Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court during the first day of his trial at The Hague in the Netherlands. Photograph: Michael Kooren

The trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda – known as “The Terminator” – opened yesterday at the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is a(...)

File photo of fugitive Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who walked into the US Embassy in Rwanda on Monday and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces war crimes charges racked up during years of rebellion. Photograph: Paul Herera/Reuters (2009)

A Congo lese warlord known as "the Terminator" and accused of murder, rape and other atrocities was flown out of Rwanda today to face war crime(...)