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24 September 2014 by Clive Muhenga, Arusha (Tanzania)

Unlike those acquitted by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) who have been welcomed home as heroes, Rwandans cleared by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are leery of returning home. Without travel documents or nations willing to host them, eight remain in limbo in Arusha, the seat of the ICTR. To date, the tribunal has secured new countries of residence for just six of the 14 acquitted so far. 

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08 October 2014 by Stephanie van den Berg

ICTR authorities in Kigali reacted with relief last week when the appeals chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) upheld genocide convictions in cases against three political leaders and an army official. 

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11 June 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 161.

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09 July 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 163.

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25 June 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 162.

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17 December 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 172.

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04 April 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 156

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24 September 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT issue 166.

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08 October 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT issue 167.

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17 December 2014 by Clive Muhenga, Arusha (Tanzania)

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), officially closing at yearend, has contributed tremendously to the global fight against impunity. Over 20 years, it has issued 60 convictions and produced a treasure of jurisprudence. But it has not fulfilled its entire mandate, say analysts who point to a failure to prosecute former rebels of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), the country’s leading party.

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