Sep 24th, 2012
One of them, whose escape has been facilitated by Amnesty International, is seeking asylum in Europe. The other recently returned to Kenya but the death threats continued and he is now in a neighbouring African country. Kabuga was allegedly instrumental in financing the infrastructure of the genocide...
Jul 5th, 2012
REDRESS On 18 June, President Kagame officially closed gacaca, the traditional community courts that according to the Government handled almost 2 million cases in over a ten year period. Similarly, on 1 July, the ICTR in Arusha, Tanzania handed over most of its remaining tasks to the UN International...
May 10th, 2012
Vincent Larochelle My only worry is that the whole system is not consistent with all the principles we know and love, and the system is not consistent with all the values of international criminal justice, and I’m afraid the whole system is under grave danger of just losing all credibility, and I’m a...
In East Africa
Apr 19th, 2012
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has for the first time transferred a genocide suspect back to the central African country to face trial. Genocide suspect Jean Uwinkindi arrived in Kigali late Thursday from Arushu, Tanzania, where the U.N. tribunal is based. The transfer came after ICTR...