The International Criminal Court sentenced Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator," to 30 years in prison Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It was the longest of the four sentences the ICC has handed down since its creation in 2002. The three-judge panel, which convicted Ntaganda in July on 18 counts, said it looked for mitigating factors in the 46-year-old militant's record of murder and indirect perpetration of crimes including sexual slavery, child rape, use of child soldiers, murder, and the massacre of civilians. Instead, the judges found only aggravating circumstances. The ICC indicted Ntaganda in 2006 and he surrendered in 2013 after losing an internal power struggle in his M23 rebel group.
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