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Vol 39 No 18

Published 11th September 1998


Rwanda

Arusha verdicts

After four years of existence, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has reached its first two verdicts. On 2 September in Arusha it found Jean-Paul Akayezu, a former Mayor of Tabi, guilty of inciting the massacre of 2,000 Tutsi. Two days later it passed a sentence of life imprisonment on Jean Kambanda, Prime Minister in the transitional government formed after the death in 1994 of President Juvénal Habyarimana.

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