Fugitive Congolese warlord Ntaganda talks on his mobile phone at his office in Goma
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International judges will hear closing arguments Tuesday in the case against former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, accused of war crimes including using child soldiers and sex slaves in his rebel army.Once known as "The Terminator," Ntaganda faces 13 counts of war crimes and five counts of crimes against humanity for his role in a brutal civil conflict in the DR Congo's volatile east more than 15 years ago.Prosecutors single out Ntaganda for allegedly leading a November 2002 attack on the gold mining town of Mongbwalu that lasted six days and left 200 villagers dead.Ntaganda is a founding member of the M23 rebel group, which was eventually defeated by Congolese government forces five years ago.This week's hearings will run from Tuesday to Thursday with Ntaganda himself expected to make a statement towards the end of the hearings.
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