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France: Paris Court Refuses Extradition of Ms. Habyarimana to Rwanda

2011-09-28, Paris, France. The Paris Appeals Court refused to extradite Agathe Habyarimana, widow of the former Rwandan president, to Rwanda to face genocide and crimes against humanity charges arising from the 1994 Rwandan genocide.  Rwandan government alleged that Ms. Habyarimana, 69, was a member of a group that planned the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Martin Ngoga, the Prosecutor General [...]
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Rwanda: Prof. Erlinder Denied Bail

2010-05-07, Kigali, Rwanda. Prof. Erlinder was denied bailed by a Rwandan court, and was transferred to a general Kigali prison. The judge rejected the defence’s argument that Prof. Erlinder’s health would be at risk if he continues to be imprisoned, and that he needs to go back to the United States to treat his heart [...]
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Rwanda: Peter Erlinder Arrested in Rwanda

2010-05-28, Kigali, Rwanda. Professor Peter Erlinder of William Mitchell College of Law (Minnesota, USA) was arrested in Rwanda on ‘genocide denial’ charges. Prof. Erlinder is a former defence counsel for Aloys Ntabakuze, commander of the Para Commando Battalion, who was sentenced by the ICTR Trial Chamber to life imprisonment in December 2008. He is also representing  Agatha Habyarimana, [...]
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U.S.A.: Lawsuit Filed against Kagame for the Assassination of the Rwandan President in 1994

2010-04-31, Oklahoma City, O.K., United States. Agatha Habyarimana, the widow of the Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, and Sylvana Ntaryamira, the widow of the Burundian President, Cyprien Ntaryamira, filed a lawsuit against current Rwandan President Paul Kagame in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The suit is for wrongful death and murder, [...]
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France: Widow of the Rwanda’s Ex-President Arrested in Paris

2010-03-02, Paris, France. French police arrested Agathe Habyarimana on the basis of the international arrest warrant issued by Rwanda in November 2009. Ms. Habyarimana, the widow of the former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, is accused of genocide, complicity in genocide and criminal conspiracy to commit genocide and crime against humanity in the context of the [...]
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