ICC Trial Chamber II awards victims individual and collective reparations in Katanga case

Germain Katanga, former leader of an armed group in the Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo had been found guilty of being an accessory to crimes against humanity and war crimes including rape and sexual slavery, in May 2014. The ICC Trial Chamber II has now awarded 297 victims individual and collective reparations in the form of symbolic compensation of USD 250 per victim, and collective support in housing, income generating activities, education aid and psychological support.