Protest against the ICTR led by IBUKA in Rwanda

Reparations for Victims

Reparations for victims matter as much as Kabuga’s trial Prosecutions contribute to history and truth but shouldn’t be allowed to again overshadow compensation for Rwanda’s victims. by Allan Ngari, ISS Africa The arrest on 16 May of Félicien Kabuga, alleged … Continue Reading »

Jus Cogens

The designation “Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi” has become “Jus Cogens” of international law By Gatete Nyiringabo Ruhumuliza, The New Times On Monday 20th April 2020 at 5:01pm, the United Nations adopted a resolution 74/273, recognising April 7 as the … Continue Reading »

The authorities had been searching for Félicien Kabuga for many years (Reuters)

The Arrest of Félicien Kabuga

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide survivors happy with arrest From BBC News Online Rwandan genocide survivor groups have welcomed the arrest in France of one of the most wanted men accused of being behind the mass killings. Félicien Kabuga, 84, was … Continue Reading »

Genocide Never Again

Genocide against the Tutsi

Finally, the UN recognises the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. By Fred Nkusi, The New Times. The United Nations General Assembly recently officially designated April 7, as the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in … Continue Reading »

Justice

Editorial: Victims of the Genocide need full justice. THE NEW TIMES, March 25, 2017. A historic ruling was passed Friday at The Hague, as far as international criminal justice is concerned. The International Criminal Court (ICC) set precedence when it … Continue Reading »

ICTR Closes

International Criminal Tribunal closes. By Alastair Leithead. BBC News. The small, dusty town of Arusha in northern Tanzania is the gateway to Mount Kilimanjaro, to the beauty and the wildlife of the Serengeti. But for 21 years, a small courtroom … Continue Reading »

Reparations

Genocide survivors hopeful of reparations as ICTR winds up. By Edwin Musoni, The New Times.  The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), yesterday, heard the last arguments in the appeal case involving former minister for family affairs and women development … Continue Reading »

Reparation Update

In an address to the United Nations Security Council on 5th June 2014, the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Judge Vagn Joensen, reported on the current status of the completion strategy for the ICTR, which includes … Continue Reading »