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19 Jun 2012
by Sung Un Kim

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] on Tuesday sentenced [judgment, PDF] the former captain at the Butare military academy, Ecole des Sous-Officiers, to life imprisonment for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for violence perpetrated in Butare prefecture. After 54 trial days of evidence, testimonies … [read more]


Legal News
24 May 2011
by Michael Haggerson

[[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website; JURIST news archive] used a new procedure Monday to begin hearing evidence against alleged genocide financier Felicien Kabuga [JURIST news archive] who has yet to be arrested. The special deposition hearing allows for evidence to be heard before the court … [read more]


Legal News
20 Apr 2011
by Matt Glenn

[JURIST] Belgian prosecutors announced Wednesday that police in Belgium arrested Rwandan Mathias Bushishi Monday for his involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [HRW backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. Police arrested Bushishi [RFI report] on an international arrest warrant [Interpol warrant] that includes charges of war crimes and genocide. Bushishi is accused … [read more]


Legal News
19 Jan 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] on Monday commenced the trial [press release] of Idelphonse Nizeyimana [BBC profile] on charges related to his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [HRW backgrounder]. Nizeyimana, nicknamed "Butcher of Butare" [RNW report], faces four counts of genocide, complicity in genocide, … [read more]


Legal News
7 Sep 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website; JURIST news archive] on Monday began the trial [press release] of former Kivumu, Rwanda, mayor Gregoire Ndahimana [case materials; Trial Watch profile]. Ndahimana was charged [indictment, PDF] in July 2001 on charges of genocide or, alternatively, complicity in genocide, and … [read more]


Legal News
3 Aug 2010
by Daniel Richey

[JURIST] Former Rwandan regional administrator Dominique Ntawukulilyayo was sentenced [press release] by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] Tuesday to 25 years in prison for his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. Ntawukulilyayo, the former sub-prefect of the southern district of Gisagara, … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jul 2010
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] Former Rwandan pastor Jean-Bosco Uwinkindi [Hague Justice profile; case materials] appeared before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] on Friday and pleaded not guilty [press release] to charges of genocide and crimes against humanity relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. Uwinkindi … [read more]


Legal News
2 Jul 2010
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] Ugandan police announced Friday that a former Rwandan pastor accused of committing genocide and crimes against humanity relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] was taken into custody Wednesday. Jean-Bosco Uwinkindi [Hague Justice profile], indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] … [read more]


Legal News
22 Oct 2009
by Steve Dotterer

[JURIST] INTERPOL [official website] announced Thursday that Rwandan genocide suspect Emmanuel Uwayezu has been arrested [press release] in Italy. The former Rwandan clergyman had long been sought by Rwandan authorities in connection with the killings of approximately 80 Gikongoro province students in May 1994. At the time, Uwayezu served as … [read more]


Legal News
14 Oct 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk

[JURIST] Former Hutu intelligence chief Idelphonse Nizeyimana [BBC profile; case materials] on Wednesday pleaded not guilty [press release] in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] to charges related to his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [HRW backgrounder]. The ICTR indicted [text, PDF] Nizeyimana in 2000 for … [read more]


Legal News
6 Oct 2009
by Matt Glenn

[JURIST] Former Hutu intelligence chief Idelphonse Nizeyimana [BBC profile; case materials], wanted for his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [HRW backgrounder], has been arrested [ICTR press release] in Uganda, officials announced Tuesday. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] indicted [text, PDF] Nizeyimana in 2000 for genocide … [read more]

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