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French prosecutors have reportedly recommended dismissal of the charges against a group of current and former Rwandan officials suspected of involvement in the assassination of former Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana. Habyarimana, a member of the Hutu ethnic majority, died in April 1994 when the plane in which he was traveling was shot down near the [...]

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The Eastern High Court of appeals in Denmark on Friday upheld a decision that a Rwandan native and Danish national since 2014 can be extradited to face trial for crimes against humanity. Wenceslas Twagirayezu is suspected of committing crimes against humanity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Twagirayezu was arrested in May 2017 . In a [...]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he is cancelling Monday's relocation agreement with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The agreement followed harsh criticism Israel received after the government approved a plan that would require asylum...

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JURIST Guest Columnist Mohit Gupta of South Asian University discusses the legacy of the ICTY... International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), an ad hoc international criminal tribunal established by mandate from United Nations Security Council officially came to...

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The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday marked its official closure with with a ceremony held in the Hague. The event marked the end of the ICTY's 24 year tenure trying those...

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleged Tuesday that Rwanda's military routinely tortures unlawfully detained individuals through various different methods. The report alleges that Rwandan judges and prosecutors have been ignoring complaints from both current and former detainees...

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