On her way to the Cannes Film Festival where she’s eagerly awaited by her man Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie first made her way to The Hague to sit in on a war crimes trial today. The actress attended the trial as a sign of solidarity with the children testifying against Congo militia leader Thomas Lubanga.
48-year-old Lubanga stands accused of abducting children as young as 11-years-old and forcing them to train as soldiers, with the girls in the group subjected to sexual slavery.
The actress, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for the refugee agency
of the United Nations, said in a statement, “I imagined how difficult
it must be for all the brave young children who have come to testify
Gallery Info: Angelina Jolie attends war crimes trial in the Hague.