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Congo War Crimes, Rwandan Complicity, and the Rule of Law
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, M23 rebels are committing war crimes and other human rights abuses. Both adults and minors are conscripted to serve in the rebel militia. If they attempt to flee, they are killed. Pregnant women and even preteen... Read More

Group: Rwandan military aiding Congo fugitive
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

DAKAR Senegal (AP) - Rwanda's military is providing weapons and refuge to an ex-warlord indicted for war crimes and whose fighters have launched a new rebellion in neighboring eastern Congo, an international human rights group said Monday. The... Read More

Opposition leader sentenced to 8 years in Rwanda
Posted on 2 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

KIGALI Rwanda (AP) - A Rwandan court sentenced the country's top opposition political leader to eight years in prison on Tuesday for treason and on a charge stemming from this central African nation's murderous ethnic attacks 18 years ago ... Read More

ICE Deports Rwandan Wanted for Committing War Crimes During 1994 Genocide
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Subject turned over to Rwandan authorities on international arrest warrant CHICAGO - An alleged human rights violator, wanted by Rwandan authorities on charges he committed crimes against humanity during the 1994 genocide, was deported to Rwanda... Read More

Tags: genocide , Rwanda

Rwandan judge says no bail for US lawyer
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KIGALI, Rwanda - (AP) A Rwandan judge Monday turned down a bail application by an American lawyer charged with denying Rwanda's 1994 genocide and publishing articles that threaten the country's security. Peter Erlinder pleaded not guilty... Read More