Wednesday, February 1, 2023

GACACA 2004: More Suspects, More Challenges?

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From January 2005, the traditional village courts of Rwanda – known as Gacaca - will try genocide suspects all over the country. Gacaca courts were given this job to help reduce the...

Media Trial: Events in Rwanda Proved Ngeze Right, Attorney Says

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ARUSHA (Internews) John Floyd of the United States, defense counsel for genocide suspect Hassan Ngeze, today told judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) that 1994 events in Rwanda...

Helping Hand to ICTR Witnesses

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Over two thousand Rwandan witnesses who have testified at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda can now receive medical care through the ICTR clinic in Kigali . The same opportunity is offered...

Butare Trial: Ntahobali Abducted Women to Be Raped, Witness Claims

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ARUSHA 23 May 2002 (Internews) Genocide suspect Arsene Shalom Ntahobali abducted women to be raped during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, a witness testifying in the so-called "Butare Trial" today claimed...

Questions about Genocide Suspect’s Link to RPA

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ARUSHA 21 May 2002 (Internews) Genocide suspect Leonidas Rusatira, who was arrested in Brussels on 15 May on a warrant issued by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), served as...

Pleading Guilty, Seeking Pardon

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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in March sentenced Vincent Rutaganira, the former councillor of Mubuga sector to 6 years in prison for failing to stop the massacres that took place...

Man Who Pleaded Guilty to Extermination Sentenced by ICTR to 6 Years in Prison

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ARUSHA,Tanzania (INTERNEWS)--The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on March 14,2005 handed down a six-year jail sentence to a former Rwandan councillor for his role in the 1994 genocide, which claimed...

Can the Law Protect a Witness?

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In 2004, The Government of Rwanda amended the laws governing Gacaca courts so as to address problems which emerged in the preliminary phases such as the harassment of witnesses, one of...

GACACA: Prime Minister Testifies

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On 10th March, 2005, Rwanda's traditional village courts, known as Gacaca started judging genocide cases, in many parts of the country. One hundred and fifty cases were heard on the first day....

The Butare six

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The biggest trial so far of Rwandan genocide suspects, has completed its first phase at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, in Tanzania. Known as 'The Butare Trial', it involves six suspects...

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