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On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its sentencing decision in Prosecutor v. Bemba. According to the press release, the Trial Chamber found Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido guilty of offences against the administration of justice “related to the false testimonies of defence witnesses in another case against Mr Bemba before the ICC” in October 2016. The defendants received sentences ranging from six months to two years and six months. In making its determination, the Trial Chamber “considered (1) the gravity of the offences that were the basis for conviction of the person concerned; (2) the culpable conduct of the convicted person concerned; and (3) the individual circumstances of the convicted person concerned.” The prosecution and the defense have thirty days to appeal the sentencing decision.