May 31, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday rejected the prosecution's application for an arrest warrant against Sylvestre Mudacumura, a field commander in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). The prosecution announced that it would apply for ...[read more]
September 16, 2011
by Sarah Posner
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday opened the confirmation of charges hearing against accused war criminal Callixte Mbarushimana. Mbarushimana, former leader of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), is charged with 13 counts of war crimes and crimes against ...[read more]
May 4, 2011
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A German court on Wednesday began the trial of Rwandan rebel leader Ignace Murwanashyaka and deputy Straton Musoni on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Murwanashyaka was the leader of the predominantly Hutu Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). The two are ...[read more]
January 28, 2011
by LaToya Sawyer
Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leader Callixte Mbarushimana made his initial appearance before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday and denied the charges against him, which relate to violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2009. The court ...[read more]
January 25, 2011
by Matt Glenn
French authorities on Tuesday transferred Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leader Callixte Mbarushimana to The Hague where he will stand trial before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges that the FDLR committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the ...[read more]
December 23, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A French judge has charged Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leader Callixte Mbarushimana, according to reports Wednesday. Examining magistrate Rene Cros charged Mbarushimana with war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The charges ...[read more]
December 17, 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth
German prosecutors announced on Friday they are pursuing war crimes charges against two Rwandan men suspected of ordering the killing of Congolese citizens. The men, Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leader Ignace Murwanashyaka and FDLR deputy leader Straton Musoni, were ...[read more]
November 3, 2010
by Ashley Hileman
A French court on Wednesday ordered Callixte Mbarushimana, the alleged leader of the rebel group the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), to face trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Mbarushimana will be tried on allegations that he committed 11 counts ...[read more]
October 11, 2010
by Matt Glenn
French authorities have arrested alleged Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leader Callixte Mbarushimana under a warrant from the International Criminal Court (ICC), the ICC announced Monday. The court charged Mbarushimana, a former UN employee, with five counts of crimes ...[read more]
November 17, 2009
by Daniel Makosky
Rwandan rebel leader Ignace Murwanashyaka and deputy Straton Musoni were arrested in Germany on Tuesday on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges. Murwanashyaka is the leader of the predominantly Hutu Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). The two are accused of wielding... ...[read more]

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