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Rwanda, 25 years after the genocide

Twenty-five years ago, between April and July 1994, Tutsis in Rwanda were victims of genocide. JusticeInfo joins the commemorations by publishing over the coming weeks numerous articles, interviews, maps and reports.

Judges urge France to take acquitted Rwandan

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda received cooperation from States to arrest the 73 people it tried, but when it closed in December 2015, it did not find a host country for some of the people who had been acquitted or had served their sentences. This is a headache passed on to the Mechanism for […]
By Ephrem Rugiririza
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special issue, consult all of our publications dedicated to Rwanda, since 2015.


By delving into the history and geopolitical context of the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda, our article opens a gateway to international justice, entering into the complexity in an uncomplicated way.


The Hirondelle News Agency, based in Arusha, Tanzania, reported on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) from 1997 and the International Criminal Court (ICC) from 2010. In June 2015, Hirondelle News handed over to JusticeInfo.net. Hirondelle News produced close to 20,000 dispatches, thus constituting one of the most important archives for these institutions, in four languages: English, French, Kiswahili and Kinyarwanda.


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