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Other Decisions Judgement ICTR-97-31-T (14/07/2009)

Authority: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Date: 07/14/2009

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

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