Ephrem Rugiririza

Ephrem Rugiririza is Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Africa of JusticeInfo.net. He has been covering transitional justice issues for more than 20 years. He began his career in 2001 as a correspondent for Rwanda’s Judicial Diplomacy magazine for which he covered genocide trials before the traditional Rwandan Gacaca courts. Two years later, he joined Fondation Hirondelle as a journalist at the Hirondelle News Agency, then based at the headquarters of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania. He became editor-in-chief in 2009, before taking part in the creation of JusticeInfo.net in 2015. Ephrem Rugiririza also collaborates with other international media such as the Agence France Presse (AFP). He has also been a correspondent for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in Tanzania.

French Justice Returns to Rwanda
For the third time, a trial is opening in France against a Rwandan accused of participating in the 1994 genocide against Tutsis. The case of Claude Muhayimana, a lowly hotel driver, will take the court back to the massacres in the hills of Bisesero, a place which holds painful memories in relations between France and […]
By Ephrem Rugiririza, with Emmanuel Sehene Ruvugiro, our correspondent in Rwanda
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