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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]