Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.

Appeals judges at the Hague said Bemba had served more than 80 percent of the maximum possible sentence, and they considered it "disproportionate" to detain him while he awaits sentencing on another case.

Bemba is to refrain from making public statements about the case and will appear at...


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