The Rwandan genocide saw almost a million people murdered over a time span of 100 days. Many countries, including Tanzania, the current site of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website], have refused to extradite suspects while Rwanda's death penalty remains in effect. Following last month's action by the lower house of parliament, ICTR began the process of transferring one such genocide case [JURIST report] to Rwanda. AFP has more.
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