$10,000 cash windfall AGAIN – Former ICTR detainees given THIRD massive UN payday

$10,000 cash windfall AGAIN – Former ICTR detainees given THIRD massive UN payday

It’s UN bonanza payday-time again – the seven former ICTR detainees in living in Niger are celebrating a third $10,000 cash windfall each courtesy of the UN Mechanism ruling its ‘duty of care’ meant they were entitled to what has become an annual tax-free present, to go with free accommodation and medical care. Happy days all round for them. Another savage blow to victims and survivors of the genocide.

Basabose -Twahirwa- Guilty! – ‘Kings of Evil’ finally get justice for depraved, inhuman crimes

Basabose -Twahirwa- Guilty! – ‘Kings of Evil’ finally get justice for depraved, inhuman crimes

Two genocidaire who fled to Belgium have been found guilty by Brussels High Court. Witnesses over two months spoke of the depraved sexual rapes and killings committed by Pierre Twahirwa against Tutsis while co-accused Pierre Basabose, his ‘boss’ and a key funder of Hutu hate radio RTLM was equally active in organising mass murder of innocents. Both will service life terms – though Basabose will be in a secure unit due to his advanced dementia.

Sosthène Munyemana: ‘Butcher of Tumba’ found Guilty by Paris court

Sosthène Munyemana: ‘Butcher of Tumba’ found Guilty by Paris court

Finally! It has taken since 1995 – 28 long years – but justice has arrived in the case of former gynaecologist Sosthene Munyemana who has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against Humanity. The ‘butcher of Tumba’ assisted organising roadblocks, imprisoning Tutsis who had been caught in sector office from where they were taken away to be murdered by killers Munyemana controlled.

Felicien Kabuga – Justice denied as UN appeal court rules ‘no trial’ possible

Felicien Kabuga – Justice denied as UN appeal court rules ‘no trial’ possible

Kabuga – on the run since 1994 until his arrest in Paris in summer 2020, and on trial at The Hague since September 2022, has escaped justice after medical experts and judges decided his dementia meant the trial could not continue. The UN is now tasked with finding a country that will agree to take in the alleged financier of the genocide against the Tutsis and let him live a peaceful retirement.

Ferdinand Nahimana and Fr. Emmanuel Rukundo: Convicted genocidaires turned down for extra UN cash handout

Ferdinand Nahimana and Fr. Emmanuel Rukundo: Convicted genocidaires turned down for extra UN cash handout

Ferdinand Nahimana and Catholic priest Father Emmanuel Rukundo have their demand for thousands of dollars ‘humanitarian aid’ turned down by the UN Mechanism. The convicted genociaidre, both released early and living in Mali, hoped to get on the UN ‘cash-for-killers’ bandwagon – but a UN judgement on 20 April 2023 turned them down

Philippe Hategekimana  – Guilty of genocide and sentenced to Life

Philippe Hategekimana – Guilty of genocide and sentenced to Life

Philippe Hategekimana, a former Rwandan gendarme, has been found guilty at the Pris Assize Court. Having changed his name and fled to Cameroon to avoid arrest his place in the dock in Paris , his conviction is a triumph for civil parties and survivors who have never stopped their demand that he face justice.

Nzapfakumunsi – another gendarme accused of genocide is found enjoying his happy retirement in France

Nzapfakumunsi – another gendarme accused of genocide is found enjoying his happy retirement in France

Jean-Marie Vianney Nzapfakumunsi – a senior officer of the Rwandan gendarmerie suspected of playing a leading role in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, has been discovered living happily in Essone, France. Witnesses allege Nzapfakumunsi contributed to the deaths of thousands of Tutsis at Nyanga in 1994. Now a French citizen, he has, like so many alleged genocidaire, so far enjoyed a comfortable retirement untroubled by French justice.

Karangwa: Major accused of ordering deaths of hundreds avoids extradition

Karangwa: Major accused of ordering deaths of hundreds avoids extradition

Jean-Pierre Karangwa, accused by witnesses of complicity in the killings of 30,000 Tutsi, has escaped extradition to Rwanda to face justice. The Netherlands turned down the appeal for him to be sent back to Rwanda to face trial – the question now is whether it will put him on trial for his horrific alleged crimes in their national Court. After 25 years of impunity in the country the justice clock is ticking…

Peter Robinson  and Kabuga family corruption investigation 2022-23

Peter Robinson and Kabuga family corruption investigation 2022-23

April 2023: The UN Mechanism is currently deliberating over possible action for suspected fraud and corruption against long-time defence lawyer Peter Robinson and some members Félicien Kabuga’s family. Robinson, who has represented some of the most heinous genocidaire is suspected of giving the court fake bank statements and in his representation of Kabuga’s son-in-law Augustin Ngirabatware where he is alleged to have shown ‘repeated professional and ethical lapses,’ including violating the status of protected witnesses.