(Child Soldiers International) – The trial of a former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) charged with 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague started on 6 December 2016. Dominic Ongwen’s case presents particular challenges owing to his status as a former child soldier, which raises questions as to how he should be treated in judicial proceedings. Watch our Director of Programmes, Isabelle Guitard, discuss this issue on Deutsche Welle and read below for our official position.