Genocide suspect Munyagishari arrives (UPDATED)

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has this evening transferred to Rwanda Genocide suspect Bernard Munyagishari from its custody in Arusha, Tanzania.
Bernard Munyagishari at Kigali International Airport after being handed to Rwandan authorities. The New Times/John Mbanda
Bernard Munyagishari at Kigali International Airport after being handed to Rwandan authorities. The New Times/John Mbanda

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has this evening transferred to Rwanda Genocide suspect Bernard Munyagishari from its custody in Arusha, Tanzania.

A former head of the genocidal party MRND in what used to be known as Gisenyi Prefecture, Munyagishari -- who was in pre-trial detention and his transfer is part of the court’s completion strategy -- is the last suspect in the custody of the UN-backed court.

 

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