The witnesses have been recalled following request from the defence, an application which was granted by the Chamber.
The defendants jointly accused are former Mayor of Muganza Elie Ndayambaje; former Minister of Family and Women Affairs, Pauline Nyiramasuhuko and her son Arsene Shalom Ntahobali; former Governors Sylvain Nsabimana and Alphonse Nteziryayo; and Ex-mayor of Ngoma Commune, Joseph Kanyabashi.
All have pleaded not guilty to genocide and crimes against humanity.
The case which commenced in June 2001, has consumed a total of 714 trial days so far.
© Hirondelle News Agency