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25 May 2011 by Thierry Cruvellier and Franck Petit

Four senior officers of the Rwandan army were convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on 17 May for crimes committed during the genocide in 1994. But in the case of the former chief of staff of the Gendarmerie Augustin Ndindiliyimana, the sentencing clearly exposed the damage done by one of the tribunal’s worst failings: a preventive detention that went out of control. 

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05 October 2010 by -

The report on serious violations of international humanitarian law in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between 1993 and 2003, compiled by the UN High Commission on Human Rights, was published on October 1st. A leak of the report in the French daily Le Monde on August 27th led to great controversy. Rwanda, accused of the most serious crimes, called the report “malicious, offensive and ridiculous”, and threatened to withdraw its peacekeeping force from Sudan.

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16 April 2007 by Franck Petit

An expert on the three days following the April 6, 1994 attack on the plane of President Juvénal Habyarimana in Kigali, Filip Reyntjens has already testified before the Tanzanian judges "to prevent Bernard Ntuyahaga from being extradited to Rwanda." He will be cited by the prosecution as an expert witness in the trial that is opening in Brussels.

Filip Reyntjens