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DRC: ex-militia leader Thomas Lubanga freed [The Morning Call]

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<p>In the Democratic Republic of Congo (<span class="caps">DRC</span>), Thomas Lubanga is free. The former head of the <span class="caps">UPC</span> rebel militia over the weekend left Makala prison in Kinshasa after completing a 14-year prison sentence to which the International Criminal Court convicted him for having recruited children and having them fight in Ituri. </p> <p>Hundreds of supporters of the <span class="caps">UPC</span>, a militia that has now become a political party, came to welcome him after his release from prison. So, of what impact really could this be for the party and the <span class="caps">DRC</span> at large?</p>
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