At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in The Hague, Justice Hassan B. Jallow, Prosecutor of the ICTR and the MICT, gave a keynote speech, on 23 June 2015, at a strategic meeting of supporting States for an international convention on mutual legal assistance for international crimes.
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I feel greatly honoured to once more present a progress report on the work of the OTP of both the ICTR and of the MICT, this time covering the six months since December 2014.
Mister President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
On 13 May 2015 the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ("ICTR") held its 25th plenary session in The Hague, The Netherlands. In attendance were all ten remaining judges of the ICTR, representatives of the Prosecutor and Registrar, and staff from the Chambers and Registry.
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, composed of Judges Fausto Pocar, presiding, Liu Daqun, Carmel Agius, Khalida Rachid Khan, and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov heard the oral arguments in the appeals lodged by Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, Arsène Shalom Ntahobali, Sylvain Nsabimana, Alphonse Nteziryayo, Joseph Kanyabashi, Élie Ndayambaje, and the Prosecution against the Ju
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ("ICTR"), composed of Judge Fausto Pocar, Presiding, Judge Liu Daqun, Judge Carmel Agius, Judge Khalida Rachid Khan, and Judge Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov, will hear the appeals in the Nyiramasuhuko et. al. (“Butare”) case beginning on Tuesday 14 March 2015 at the ICTR headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
Today, ICTR Prosecutor Hassan Bubacar Jallow released a best practices manual on the referral of international criminal cases to national jurisdictions for trial. The manual documents the ICTR Office of the Prosecutor’s (OTP) experience in securing the referral of ten genocide indictments t