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International Criminal Court Judges Delay Congo Militia Leader Trial

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The International Criminal Court says the trial of a former Congo militia leader has been postponed until September to give defense lawyers more time to prepare. The trial on charges including murder, rape and using child soldiers had been due to start July 7. He is charged with involvement in atrocities in the eastern Congolese province of Ituri from 2002-2003. His denies the charges. He will formally enter pleas at the start of his trial.

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