Ngirabatware trial resumption: The trial of former Rwandan planning minister Augustin Ngirabatware resumes on Monday (January 30), marking the first hearing before the ICTR this year. Ngirabatwere is expected to continue calling witnesses to support his defence against charges he is facing. He is charged with conspiracy to commit genocide, genocide or in the alternative, complicity in genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide, extermination and rape as crimes against humanity.
Mugesera's case: Rwandan scholar Leon Mugesera is expected to enter his initial appearance before the High Court in Kigali at the end of next week. He is accused of making a speech in 1992 in Gisenyi prefecture, North Rwanda, allegedly incited the killings of Tutsis during the 1994 genocide.
Resumption of Bemba's trial: The trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba is anticipated to resume on Monday (January 30). Probably, the prosecution will present its witnesses against the Congolese senator and leader of Movement for Liberation of Congo, who is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Central African Republic between 2002 and 2003.
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