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IRMCT orders transfer of alleged Rwanda genocide financier to The Hague due to health concerns
Lord Iain Bonomy, a judge for the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals that is handling the remaining business of the former international criminal courts for Yugoslavia and Rwanda, approved the transfer of Félicien Kabuga to The H (More)
The Dirty Little Wars of the 21st Century
As the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan, in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Caucasus, slug it out over a decades-long dispute about a piece of ground, one is reminded that conflict, once again, has become dirty and lawless at many levels. Ci (More)
Belgium prosecutor announces arrests of 3 individuals connected with 1994 Rwanda genocide
The Belgium federal prosecutor's office on Tuesday announced the arrest of three Rwandan individuals who were charged with serious international law violations linked to the 1994 Rwanda genocide.The 1994 genocide resulted in the death of an estim (More)
Human rights organization accuses Canada of failing to bring war criminals to justice
Canada has failed to bring individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity to justice, according to a report released Tuesday by human rights organization Amnesty International Canada.The new report is part of a series that document (More)
Rwanda officials arrest Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame
The Rwanda Investigation Bureau has arrested Paul Rusesabagina, whose actions inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda," on offenses related to terrorism, arson, kidnap and murder. The crimes were allegedly perpetrated against unarmed Rwandans in Nyabimata, N (More)
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)
France court denies Rwandan genocide suspect's request for release on bail
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied Felicien Kabuga's request to be released on bail pending his trial for his alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda.Kabuga is accused of financing and arming the Interahamwe milit (More)
Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in Paris
French authorities arrested Félicien Kabuga, a leading figure in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, on Saturday in Paris.A release from the UN said Kabuga, 84, "was indicted by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 1997 on seve (More)
French magistrates drop two-decade investigation into assassination of Rwandan President
The Rwandan government released a statement Monday that French Magistrates Jean-Marc Herbaut and Nathalie Poux closed an ongoing investigation last Friday, into the 1994 downing of former Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana’s plane.Habyarimana, (More)
France prosecutors move to dismiss Rwanda genocide charges
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 o (More)
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