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On October 21, 2016, Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court approved and ordered the implementation of a proposal by the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) for symbolic collective reparations of the victims in the case of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. In July 2016, the Chamber requested that the TFV conduct a study on the feasibility of implementing symbolic collective reparations, which “may take the form of, inter alia, a commemoration and/or building a statute for child soldiers who have suffered from the events.” According to the press release, “[t]he Chamber agreed with the TFV that the implementation of symbolic reparations ‘paves the way for the social acceptance of reparations awards in the affected communities.’" Lubana was found guilty of war crimes for enlisting and conscripting children under the age of fifteen and using them to participate actively in hostilities. He was sentenced to fourteen years of imprisonment in July 2012. The Trial Chamber’s decision regarding non-symbolic collective reparation programs relating to the Lubanga case is still pending.