JURIST Supported by the University of Pittsburgh

Today in legal history...

Thursday, June 28, 2012

ICTR transferred case of former pastor to Rwanda court
Katherine Bacher at 12:00 AM ET

On June 28, 2011, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) transferred the case of Jean-Bosco Uwinkindi, former Rwandan pastor, to the Rwandan national court system. The Referral Chamber decided that Rwanda had shown its capacity to uphold a fair trial. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) was appointed to oversee any potential trial issues. Uwinkindi was one of the ICTR's most wanted criminals, and a $5 million reward was offered for the information that led to his capture.

Flag of Rwanda

Learn more about the genocide in Rwanda from the JURIST news archive.

Link post | IM post | go to JURIST | © JURIST, 2012


 Winston Churchill born
November 30, 2015

 Justice Samuel Chase impeached
November 30, 2015

 click for more...


Add This Day at Law to your RSS reader or personalized portal:
  • Add to Google
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Subscribe with Bloglines
  • Add to My AOL


Subscribe to This Day at Law alerts via R|mail. Enter your e-mail address below. After subscribing and being returned to this page, please check your e-mail for a confirmation message.
MyBlogAlerts also e-mails alerts of new This Day at Law entries. It's free and fast, but ad-based.


This Day at Law welcomes reader comments, tips, URLs, updates and corrections. E-mail us at archives@jurist.org