RTLM

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26 March 2006 by Thierry Cruvellier and our correspondent in Arusha

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) is on the verge of concluding at least two guilty pleas, including one from Joseph Serugendo, former head of the Interahamwe militia who appeared in a closed session on March 15. Some of the detainees are preparing to follow his lead, while others are watching with interest to see the outcome of the negotiations with the prosecutor. The subject is still a sensitive one, and the UN tribunal is nervously pursuing this strategy it deems essential to concluding all its trials before 2008.

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11 November 2009 by Thijs Bouwknegt

As the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) prepares to close its doors in Tanzania, courts around the world are taking up the task of trying suspected Rwandan génocidaires. They do so under the principle of Universal Jurisdiction: a doctrine that allows prosecutors to reach beyond national borders in cases of torture, war crimes or genocide committed elsewhere. 
 

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02 February 2011 by Linawati Sidarto

Radio journalist Joshua Arap Sang was the only non-politician among the six Kenyans named by the International Criminal Court in December as the alleged masterminds of the country’s post-election violence. Experts, however, warn against comparisons between Kenya’s Kass FM and Rwanda’s notorious RTLM.

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03 December 2007 by our correspondent in Arusha

When, on November 28, the appeals judges in the Media trial overruled the convictions based on evidence prior to 1994—the start of the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)—they seriously undermined the foundation of the prosecutor's thesis regarding conspiracy to commit genocide. This decision may convince him to revise his strategy in the trials currently underway, but it falls too late for the Military trial, in which the ICTR is deliberating in the case of leading defendant Théoneste Bagosora.