French Arrest Suspect in Rwandan Atrocities

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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 

On May 16, 2020, French law enforcement authorities arrested Félicien Kabuga, a fugitive for 26 years who was an important figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.  The arrest was part of a joint investigation between French authorities and the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT).[1]