Other Decisions Judgement ICTR-97-31-T (14/07/2009)
Authority: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Subject: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has sentenced Tharcisse Renzaho, prefect of Kigali-Ville and Colonel in the Rwandan Armed Forces in 1994, to life imprisonment. He was found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and serious violations of Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocol II (war crimes). The Trial Chamber I has found him criminally responsible for both the abduction and killing at least 140 civilians, both sexual abuse and rape against many women and girls, all Tutsis.
Parties: The Prosecutor c/ Tharcisse RENZAHO
Original language: English
Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 22 Respect of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity