The ICC has issued a media statement confirming that Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will visit the Central African Republic (CAR) to meet with victims of the atrocities, civil society representatives and government officials. Mr Moreno-Ocampo will, amongst other things, participate in a local radio Q&A about the work of the Court and his role in bringing to justice the worst perpetrators of violence.
The visit comes at a timely fashion and should serve to reassure victims of violence that investigations into the atrocities in the CAR, opened last May, are ongoing. The investigations are focused especially on rape and sexual violence as a war crime. Click here the read the story in full.