‘'Rwanda still remains the principal destination for referral of cases, given the unwillingness or inability of other states to be part of this process,'' Jallow insisted in a statement red on the occasion of the visit of the United Nations Secretary Genera,l Ban Kin-moon, on Friday to the ICTR, trying key suspects of 1994 genocide.
He said his office would continue to work hand in glove with the Rwandan authorities in order to overcome the obstacles to a successful referral strategy.
‘'It is also inevitable that at this stage of our mandate we will be devoting greater attention to residual and legacy issues in order to ensure a proper completion and provide a satisfactory framework for the resolution of post closure issues.'' he cautioned.
Special Rwandan Representative to the Tribunal, Alloys Mutabingwa, told Hirondelle Agency Monday that all obstacles would be sorted out ‘very soon.'
The stabling bloc in question included witness protection and solitary confinement if an accused was sentenced to life imprisonment.