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No trial today as new ICC judges are sworn in

The trial of Thomas Lubanga did not go ahead as usual today as the International Criminal Court held a ceremony swearing in two new judges to sit on the court.

The new judges are Ms Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi (Argentina) and Ms Kuniko Ozaki (Japan) who swore their oaths in front of the other ICC judges today.

The trial will restart again tomorrow.  Mr. Lubanga, the alleged leader of a Congolese militia group, is on trial for the war crimes of conscripting, enlisting and using child soldiers.