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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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USA: Doe: Vatican and Pope Sued in the U.S. for Child Molestation

2010-04-22, Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A. The Holy See (Vatican), Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), Tarcisio Bertone (Cardinal Secretary of State) and Angelo Sodano (Dean of the College of Cardinals) are listed as the defendants in a complaint filed in the United State District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin. Facts. The complaint arises from sexual abuse of [...]
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