Genocide convicts

CNLG shines spotlight on Genocide convicts who have evaded justice

Some people who were convicted of Genocide crimes by Gacaca courts have been on the run in an attempt to evade justice, the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has said. The disclosure was made on Monday, December 16, 2019, as CNLG was appearing before the parliamentary...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 7:58pm

French court to deliver verdict in appeal by two Genocide convicts

After two months of trial, a verdict is expected this Friday from a French Court in an appeal hearing where two Rwandan Genocide convicts living in France made a desperate final attempt to reverse or lessen a life sentence slapped on them in 2016. The appeal case of Octavian Ngenzi and...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:05pm

UN prosecutor wants Rwanda involved in the early release of Genocide convicts

The Chief Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Dr. Serge Brammertz, has said Rwanda deserves a seat on the table of decision makers when it comes to setting conditions for granting early release to Genocide convicts by the court.   Early release is a...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:18am