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South Africa: Rwanda Requests Extradition of Genocide Suspects

2010-03-10, Kigali, Rwanda. The Rwandan National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) promised to request extradition of Dr Pierre Mugabo and Felicité Musanganire from South Africa where they are working at the pharmacology department of the University of Western Cape hospital. The couple was convicted in absentia by the Gacaca court of Ngoma Sector to 30 and 25 years respectively. If extradited, the accused will have an option to oppose or to serve the sentence. However, there is no extradition treaty between the two countries.

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