Experts criticise Rwanda genocide tribunal

What you need to know:

  • Analysts generally agree that the ICTR succeeded in holding accountable some of the key organisers of the atrocities committed against Rwanda's Tutsi minority in 1994.
  • If captured, Mr Kabuga and two other top-level fugitives will be put on trial by the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, a smaller-scale successor to the ICTR.

International law experts are giving a mixed appraisal of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, which formally concluded its operations on December 31 after 21 years of judging cases involving genocide.

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