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France court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect to UN tribunal
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a lower court decision to transfer Felicien Kabuga to Arusha, Tanzania, to be tried for his role as the primary financier of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.Kabuga will be handed over to the Internationa (More)
ICTY marks official closing
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 most responsible for genocide, c (More)
HRW: Syria used chemical weapons in multiple attacks
Advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday that it has found new evidence that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in at least four recent attacks targeting civilians. The groups said that local residents and activist in Khan S (More)
Investigating French Officials' Role In Rwanda Genocide
JURIST Guest Columnist Jean-Marie Kamatali of Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law discusses the benefits of investigating French officials' role in the Rwanda Genocide...On November 29th the Prosecutor General of Rwanda released a statemen (More)
Rwanda Catholic church apologizes for role in genocide
The Catholic Church in Rwanda on Sunday issued an apology for its role in the Rwandan Genocide in a statement read aloud to parishioners. The Church acknowledged that many members engaged in wrongdoing, including the planning, aiding and execution (More)
Canada judge rules for deportation of Rwanda war crimes suspect
A Canadian federal judge on Saturday ruled in favor of deporting a Gatineau man to Rwanda to face trial for suspected war crimes committed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide . Henri Jean-Claude Seyoboka, a former soldier who joined the fight against t (More)
Sweden court sentences man to life in prison for role in Rwanda genocide
A Swedish court sentenced a man to life in prison on Monday for taking part in the 1994 Rwandan genocide . The Stockholm District Court determined that Claver Berinkindi was guilty of genocide and gross crime under international law consisting of m (More)
Former Rwanda mayors go on trial in France
Two former Rwandan mayors went on trial Tuesday in the Assize Court of Paris on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The two men, Tito Barahira and Octavien Ngenzi, are accused of "supervis (More)
UN SG: only way to prevent future genocide is to take responsibility now
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that the only way to prevent future atrocities like the Rwandan genocide is to take shared responsibility and shared action to prevent them. Speaking at the General Assembly commemoration of the Interna (More)
Vojislav Šešelj's Acquittal at the ICTY: Law in an Alternate Universe
JURIST Guest Columnist Gregory S. Gordon of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law discusses the ICTY's acquittal of Vojislav Šešelj and the serious set-back it could represent for the development of international criminal law ...On Ma (More)
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