Former DR Congo leader faces trial ( © Al Jazeera / English | 22-Nov-2010 )
Jean-Pierre Bemba pleads not guilty to charges of murder and rape as his war crimes trial begins at The Hague.
More than two years after his arrest, the trial of DR Congo's former vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has finally begun at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
Bemba faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
So what is the significance of this trial and how effective is the international criminal court a custodian of justice?
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