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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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France: Widow of the Rwanda’s Ex-President Arrested in Paris

2010-03-02, Paris, France. French police arrested Agathe Habyarimana on the basis of the international arrest warrant issued by Rwanda in November 2009. Ms. Habyarimana, the widow of the former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, is accused of genocide, complicity in genocide and criminal conspiracy to commit genocide and crime against humanity in the context of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. She is represented by Philippe Meilhac and was freed on bail.

2010-03-03. Rwandan President stated during a press conference, that he is open to Ms. Habyarimana tried outside Rwanda.

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2010/03/05 at 00:52