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Congo-Kinshasa

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Date of Birth: 4 November 1962


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Real bullets, phoney coup

The apparent targets were people from Equateur Province, the home base of Kabila’s main rival at the 2006 presidential election, Jean-Pierre Bemba, and his Mouvement de libération du Congo...


Kabila again

The main opposition party, Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC), supported by several local non-governmental organisations, claims that the serving President (and candidate) Joseph Kabila will unlawfully prolong his time in office, which is due to end on 6 December 2011...


Vital Kamerhe

Now Kamerhe hopes to be selected as presidential candidate of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo, whose leader, Jean-Pierre Bemba, is awaiting trial in The Hague for crimes against humanity...


Amid the chaos, a sort of vote

It was Patassé who called in – against Bozizé – fighters from the Mouvement de libération du Congo under Jean-Pierre Bemba, who now faces trial at the International Criminal Court for the brutalities they are said to have inflicted...


Runners and frontrunners

They are Kabila’s PPRD, Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Mouvement pour la libération du Congo (MLC) and the Parti lumumbiste unifié, led by Antoine Gizenga and Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito...


Kigali wins another round of the blame game

To embarrass the UN, Kinshasa says the draft should also have mentioned crimes committed by UN troops against Congolese civilians or those (allegedly including cannibalism) by Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Armée de libération du Congo (ALC) in Ituri in 2002 – or even the ‘genocide’ of 3...


Kabila and a sad jubilee

At the 2011 polls, Kabila will be helped by the fact that his main rival in 2006, Jean-Pierre Bemba, is held by the ICC...


Song Sang-hyun

As eyes turn to Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo's handling of cases against Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir, Congolese warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba and the authors of Kenya's 2007 post-election violence, a South Korean judge runs things behind the scenes at the International Criminal Court...


A storm in the fish ponds

In 2000-03 Dongo was part of the territory controlled by the MLC under Jean-Pierre Bemba, who went off to become Vice-President in Kinshasa, leaving many of his fighters at loose ends...


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