Angelina Jolie visits criminal court

Film star Angelina Jolie paid a visit to the International Criminal Court in the Hague on Tuesday, the Telegraaf reports.

Jolie met chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo and spent some time watching the trial of Thomas Lubanga, the rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo, from the public gallery, the paper said
Lubanga is on trial for recruiting child soldiers. He is the first person to face the ICC judges.
‘Children need special protection,’ Jolie is reported as saying. ‘Using children in a conflict is a terrible crime. I have come to this court to see this ground-breaking trial for children first hand.’

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