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The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, composed of Judge Fausto Pocar, presiding, Judge Carmel Agius, Judge Liu Daqun, Judge Khalida Rachid Khan, and Judge Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov, today delivered its judgement on the appeals lodged by Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, Arsène Shalom Ntahobali, Sylvain Nsabimana, Alphonse Nteziryayo, Joseph Kanyabashi, Élie... more
Mister President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
I would like to begin by extending my sincere congratulations to the distinguished representative of the United States of America who presides over the Security Council in December, as well as the distinguished representatives of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Senegal and Uruguay for their nations’ election to the Security... more
Please be informed that judgement of the Appeals Case in the Trial of The Prosecutor vs. Nyiramasuhuko et al. (Butare Case) will be delivered on Monday, 14 December 2015 at 10.00 a.m. (UTC+03:00) in the Laïty Kama Courtroom, Fourth Floor, Kilimanjaro Wing of the AICC.
This is the last appeals judgement before the ICTR. The six accused in the case were... more
The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UN-ICTR), between 30 November and 2 December 2015, hosted closing events in Arusha. The events included the unveiling of the Arusha Peace Park in the city to commemorate the Tribunal’s work and its many contributions to the local community as well as thanking the people of Arusha and the Government of the United... more
Please be informed that judgement of the Appeals Case in the Trial of The Prosecutor vs. Nyiramasuhuko et al. (Butare Case) will be delivered on Monday, 14 December 2015 at 10.00 a.m. in the Laïty Kama Courtroom, Fourth Floor, Kilimanjaro Wing of the AICC.
This is the last appeals judgement before the ICTR. The six accused in the case were, on 24 June... more
[AS DELIVERED]Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
As I stand before you today, marking my fourth and final appearance before the United Nations General Assembly in my capacity as President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR” or “Tribunal”), I would like to first congratulate His Excellency, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark... more
The President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”), Judge Vagn Joensen, alongside Mr. Stephen Mathias, Assistant-Secretary General for Legal Affairs, and Judge Theodor Meron, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”) and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals addressed Members of the UN General... more
To honour the many victims of the genocide and mark the completion of the ICTR’s mandate, the ICTR will host a series of events including a formal closing ceremony at its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania in December 2015. The closing ceremony will be held on 1 December 2015 and will feature brief remarks from high-level officials of Tanzania, Rwanda, the UN, the ICTR and the... more
Mr. Prosecutor,Mr. Registrar, Representative of the Staff Association,Dear Colleagues,
Good Morning. As it has been over six months since our last Town Hall Meeting, it seems an appropriate time for us to once again come together and discuss the current status of the Tribunal’s work, especially as we inch... more
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a panel to investigate the response of the United Nations to allegations of sexual abuse surrounding a deployment of foreign military forces in the Central African Republic (CAR). The three-member panel includes the ICTR and MICT Prosecutor Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow. Other members are Marie Deschamps of Canada... more