October 11, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against Rwandan President Paul Kagame alleging he ordered the killings of the former presidents of Rwanda and Burundi. The lawsuit was filed by the widows of Juvenal Habyarimana, the former president of Rwanda, and ...[read more]
June 22, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A former army chief of staff and ally of Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday accused the president of having ordered the killing of his preceding president, Juvenal Habyarimana. During his testimony in a Johannesburg court assessing his own attempted murder in 2010 in South Africa, General ...[read more]
January 11, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
A report compiled by a French court appeared Tuesday to clear Rwandan President Paul Kagame of accusations that he orchestrated the 1994 assassination of the country's then-leader Juvenal Habyarimana. The accusations against Kagame stem from the April 6, 1994, plane crash that killed Habyarimana ...[read more]
September 29, 2011
by Andrea Bottorff
The Court of Appeal of Paris on Wednesday rejected a request from Rwandan officials to extradite Agathe Habyarimana, widow of assassinated Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, to Rwanda to face trial on genocide charges. Habyarimana has been accused of helping to plan the 1994 Rwandan genocide ...[read more]
November 16, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On November 16, 2009, the appeals chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) overturned the genocide conviction and 20-year prison sentence for Protais Zigiranyirazo. The court held that the the prosecution had lacked sufficient evidence to convict him and that the trial ...[read more]
November 2, 2010
by Julia Zebley
The Administrative Tribunal of Versailles on Tuesday cancelled an order refusing a residency permit to Agathe Habyarimana, widow of assasinated Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, ordering that her application be reconsidered. The reconsideration gives Habyarimana more time to defend against ...[read more]
March 2, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
The widow of assassinated Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, Agathe Habyarimana, was arrested Tuesday in France on suspicions of complicity in genocide and was later released on bail. French police complied with an international arrest warrant issued by the Rwandan government that accused ...[read more]
January 11, 2010
by Ingrid Burke
Report of the Investigation into the Causes and Circumstances of and Responsibility for the Attack of 06/04/1994 Against the Falcon 50 Rwandan Presidential Aeroplane, Registration Number 9XR-NN, Mutsinzi Commission of the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, January 11, 2010 .Reported in JURIST... ...[read more]
January 11, 2010
by Ann Riley
The Rwandan government released a report Monday concluding that the 1994 assassination of then-president Juvenal Habyarimana was the work of Hutu extremists. An independent committee of experts found that Hutu extremists, including members of the president's own family, were opposed to the 1993... ...[read more]
November 17, 2009
by Matt Glenn
The appeals chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Monday overturned the genocide conviction and 20-year prison sentence for Protais Zigiranyirazo, ruling that the the prosecution had lacked sufficient evidence to convict him. Zigiranyirazo, the brother-in-law of ...[read more]

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