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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)
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)
The House We Built: How the United States Walked Away from Decades of Accountability
As the world turns inward, nationalistic perspectives are on the rise. It feels like 1930, where the international order laid out in the Versailles Treaty, was about to be turned upside down. Today, something terrible is lurking around the corner, si (More)
Denmark appeals court upholds extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect
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 ag (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)
Humanity Lost the Legend: Cherif Bassiouni, The Godfather of International Criminal Law and Justice
JURIST Guest Columnist, Mohamed Arafa, of Alexandria University Faculty of Law discusses the accomplishments and contributions of the late Mohamoud Cherif Bassiouni and his deep impact on international criminal law and justice...Mahmoud Cherif Bassio (More)
Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security
Turkey blocked the website Wikipedia on Saturday deeming it a threat to national security. Opponents say Turkey's choice to block the website further supports rights groups and Turkey's Western allies opinion that the country prohibits freedom of (More)
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