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01 June 2001 by -

The ICTR is preparing to transfer several definitively convicted prisoners to Bamako, with Jean Kambanda top of the list. The former Prime Minister of the Rwandan interim government, previously detained in The Hague for security reasons, returned to Arusha on October 16. The spokesperson for the Rwanda Tribunal, Kingsley Moghalu, declared this week that: « All we are waiting for is a legal order from the *ICTR+ President. The prison agreements are ready to be implemented.

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01 June 2001 by -

Prefet of Kibuye

Clément Kayishema was found guilty of genocide. He was sentenced to life emprisonment.
© Réseau Intermedia.

Chamber

  • William Sekule (President), Tafazzal Hossein Khan, Yakov Ostrovsky

Prosecutor

  • Jonah Rahetlah, Brenda Sue Thornton, Holo Makwaïa

Defence Counsel

  • André Ferran, Philippe Moriceau

Trial

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01 June 2001 by -

For the prosecutor, two key legal issues were at stake in the appeals process for the Akayesu and Kayishema/Ruzindana cases. The first concerns war crimes, and the second, concurrent crimes. The June 1 rulings included opinions on the former but not the latter. This is due solely to the way in which the prosecution handled the cases. « Legal Economy »

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06 September 2004 by Thierry Cruvellier

In the space of a week, just before the summer recess, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has handed down one life sentence, confirmed a second and heard the parties debate two other appeal verdicts. The four cases all concern Rwandan personalities prosecuted for crimes committed in 1994 in the same region, eastern Kibuye.

Kayishema