June 12, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Tuesday reiterated the UN Security Council's request for member states to help bring to justice nine fugitives allegedly responsible for war crimes during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Jallow urged ...[read more]
December 20, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Thursday convicted former Rwandan minister Augustin Ngirabatware, sentencing him to 35 years in prison and concluding the tribunal's final trial. Ngirabatware was found guilty on charges of genocide, incitement to commit genocide and rape ...[read more]
November 5, 2010
by Drew Singer
Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Hassan Bubacar Jallow filed new applications Thursday for the referral of three cases for trial in Rwanda. The first was Jean-Bosco Uwinkindi, a former Rwandan pastor who pleaded not guilty in July to charges of genocide ...[read more]
August 6, 2010
by Joseph Schaeffer
Emma Founds, Pitt Law '11, traveled to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) through Pitt's Center for International Legal Education and reports on the ICTR's difficulty in prosecuting gender-based crimes, such as rape and sexual assault... While there have been major advancements ...[read more]
June 30, 2010
by Joseph Schaeffer
Ingrid Burke, Pitt Law '11, traveled to the ICTR in Tanzania with Professor Charles Jalloh through Pitt Law's Center for International Legal Education... As part of a group of Pitt Law students, I recently had the opportunity to spend three days observing the inner workings of the International ...[read more]
March 18, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Thursday affirmed the genocide conviction of popular Rwandan singer-songwriter Simon Bikindi. The charge was based on a speech Bikindi gave during the 1994 Rwanda genocide in which he called on Hutus to rise up and ...[read more]
March 31, 2009
by Bhargav Katikaneni
UN Deputy Secretary for Legal Affairs Pamela O'Brien apparently signaled a shift in official UN position by expressing sympathy for Rwanda's desire to try any remaining genocide suspects in Rwanda after the International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda (ICTR) is supposed to stop functioning in... ...[read more]
June 13, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF), the national army of the republic of Rwanda, said Thursday that it has arrested four of its officers in connection with the killings of 13 clergyman and two civilians during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. The arrests followed investigations by the International ...[read more]
June 5, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to extend the ICTR's mandate so that the court can complete all war crimes trials. Hassan Bubacar Jallow said in a report that the recent arrests of several Rwandan genocide suspects... ...[read more]
September 19, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
The trial of Simon Bikindi began Monday at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda with prosecutors accusing the popular singer of ushis fame to incite hatred during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. According to an ICTR press release :In his opening statement the Prosecutor, Hassan Bub... ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.