Jolie Attends Congolese War Crimes Trial at The Hague

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:35 pm May 19, 2009

THE HAGUE (AFP) – Oscar winner Angelina Jolie attended a war crimes trial in The Hague on Tuesday, hailing the bravery of youngsters who testified against Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga. “Children deserve special protection. Using children in conflict is a heinous crime and destroys the very fabric of a society,” said Jolie, who is a goodwill ambassador for the UN’s refugee agency.

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