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France: Bazaramba: Accused Sentenced for Inciting Genocide

2010-06-11, Porvoo, Finland. The Eastern Uusimaa District Court in Porvoo, Finland, convicted Francois Bazaramba, 59, a former  Rwandan pastor, for inciting genocide and sentenced him to life imprisonment. The Court found that Mr. Bazaramba incited hatred and anger towards Tutsis, forced them to leave their houses and ordered others to burn the houses down. The charges are related [...]
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ECHR: Kononov’s Claim Against Latvia Rejected

2010-05-17, Strasbourg, France. The Court rejected an application filed by Vasiliy Kononov against Latvia in respect of Mr. Kononov’s conviction for war crimes perpetrated as a member of a sabotage group of Nazi resistance in Latvia in 1944. He was indicted in 1998 by Latvian prosecutors for murdering civilians during WWII. On 29 February 1944, Nazi [...]
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ICTY: Karadzic: Decision on Admission of Babic’s Evidence

2010-04-13, The Hague, The Netherlands. Milan Babic had a long history with the tribunal. He was an OTP witness in the Slobodan Milosevic, Krajisnik and Martic cases and committed a suicide at the UNDU on March 5, 2006. The OTP sought to admit his oral testimonies from those trials and 309 associated exhibits under Rule 92 [...]
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ICTR: Bikindi: Trial Judgment Upheld

2010-03-18, Arusha, Tanzania.  The Appeals Chamber upheld the trial conviction and 15-year sentence for inciting Interahamwe to commit genocide. The OTP’s and Defence’s appeals have been dismissed in their entirety. Judgment (ICTR) | RNW |
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