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German Court Finds Rwanda Mayor Guilty of Assisting Genocide

A German court on Tuesday sentenced a Rwandan Hutu to 14 years in jail for his role in the genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994, ending Germany’s first trial related to the mass killings in central Africa. Onesphore Rwabukombe, who has lived in Germany since 2002, was a mayor in north Rwanda at the time of […]

A French court has ordered the release of a former Rwandan colonel, wanted by the African nation for his alleged role in the 1994 genocide. Rwanda had requested the extradition of Laurent Serubuga, a Hutu, who served as Rwanda’s deputy army chief-of-staff. The 77-year-old was arrested in July in northern France under an international arrest […]

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STOCKHOLM – A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a man of Rwandan origin to life imprisonment for his role in the 1994 genocide in the African county, the first such case in the Nordic state. Stanislas Mbanenande, 54, an ethnic Hutu from Rwanda who is now a Swedish citizen, was convicted of taking part in several massacres in Kibuye […]

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Genocide survivors are urging the British and other European governments to consider sending to Rwanda the genocide suspects whom they have arrested. Rwanda’s efforts to pursue genocide fugitives from their safe havens the world over are beginning to pay off with European countries making fresh arrests. British police recently arrested five Rwandans suspected of participating […]

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Celebrating the triumph of the human spirit, this musical is dedicated to refugees, all over the world. Kesho Amahoro [Synopsis] is a true story, set in Benaco Refugee Camp in Northern Tanzania during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. It tells the story of Esperance – a young girl who is determined to keep her brothers and sister together, […]

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