Browsing Tag

Rwandan

Ireland is set to return asylum seekers who entered the country from the UK, citing concerns about the increasing number of arrivals and…

London (AX) — The Irish government is gearing up to tackle the influx of Somali asylum seekers and migration issues from the UK by introducing emergency laws to deport those who first entered the UK before coming to Ireland. This move comes amidst fears that British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's plan to deport individuals to Rwanda is prompting asylum seekers to reroute to Ireland. Justice Minister Helen McEntee revealed that a whopping eighty percent of recent arrivals had passed through the UK-Ireland border. In…

The alleged Rwandan genocide Félicien Kabuga imprisoned in The Hague

Arrested in mid-May after 26 years on the run, the Rwandan businessman faces seven counts of genocide and crimes against humanity. In late September, the Court of Cassation validated the arrest warrant issued against him and ordered his transfer to the mechanism, a UN body responsible for the latest cases at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), which closed its doors in 2014. The…

Three Rwandan genocide suspects arrested in Belgium, prosecutors say

Three men suspected of being involved in the 1994 Rwandan genocide have been arrested and charged in Belgium with serious human rights abuses, prosecutors said on Saturday. The office gave no details about the three, but said their identity had been established using testimony collected in Rwanda by a Belgian investigation. "Two were arrested on Tuesday in Brussels and the third on Wednesday in Hainault (province)," said Eric Van Duyse, a spokesman for the Belgian Federal Prosecutor's Office. "All three have been…

Rwandan opponent Paul Rusesabagina remains in prison

This Friday, October 2, Rwandan justice once again rejected the request for release on bail for Paul Rusesabagina, who is known to have saved many lives during the genocide of the Tutsis. This opponent of President Paul Kagame is targeting 13 charges, all linked to terrorist acts. The court ruled that Paul Rusesabagina could flee the country if he was released, and therefore rejected his application for bail on appeal. The referee also responded to some points raised by the defense as well as by Paul Rusesabagin's family,…

Rwandan Kabuga trial: prosecutor Brammertz “hopes it will take place and will come to an end”

When will Félicien Kabuga be tried? France, where the alleged Rwandan genocide was arrested in May, gave the green light on Wednesday to define its surrender to the mechanism of international courts seeking to try him for war crimes and genocide. An important step has been taken, but the road to trial is still long. Serge Brammertz, lawyer for this mechanism, is our guest this morning. .

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More