In this Nov. 12, 2006 file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwamba in southern Sudan. (AP Photo/Stuart Price, File, Pool)
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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Friday urged all remaining members of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) to lay down their arms, dismissing false rumors of deadly consequences.Bensouda again called on Kony to turn himself in to the court, where he is wanted on 33 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity including for enlisting child soldiers, rape, sexual enslavement and pillage.Kony's feared commander Ongwen, who surrendered early last year and was handed over to the ICC, is to go on trial at a later date on 70 charges brought by the prosecutor.
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