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Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz confirms the death of fugitive Augustin Bizimana

Arusha, The Hague, 22 May 2020

Augustin Bizimana

The Mechanism Office of the Prosecutor confirms today the death of Augustin Bizimana, one of the major fugitives alleged to have been a senior leader of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. This confirmation is based...

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Mechanism fugitive Félicien Kabuga arrested today

Arusha, The Hague, 16 May 2020

Félicien Kabuga

Today, Félicien Kabuga – one of the world’s most wanted fugitives who is alleged to have been a leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda – was arrested in Paris by French authorities as the result of a...

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Prosecutor Brammertz meets with War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia

The Hague, 13 May 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

On Tuesday, 12 May 2020, Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz held a telephone meeting with Snezana Stanojkovic, War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN...

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Prosecutor Brammertz holds video conference with BiH Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić

The Hague, 6 May 2020

The Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz yesterday held a video conference with Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina (POBiH), as part of preparations for his regular...

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Tanzania’s Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs Dies in Dodoma

Arusha, 4 May 2020

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) joins the rest of United Nations in Tanzania, the diplomatic community in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) and the international community in...

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IRMCT Principals’ Joint Message – Genocide Commemoration on 7 April 2020

Arusha, The Hague, 7 Apr 2020

IRMCT Principals: President Carmel Agius (center) with Prosecutor Serge Brammertz (right) and Registrar Olufemi Elias (left).

On this International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) remembers the men, women and children who were massacred by Hutu...

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IRMCT statement on operations during COVID-19

Arusha, The Hague, 31 Mar 2020

Since the confirmation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mechanism has been closely following developments in each of the countries where its branches and field offices are located, as well as the advice and guidelines of the...

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The Mechanism celebrates International Women’s Day

Arusha, 9 Mar 2020

On Friday 6 March 2020, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) hosted an early celebration of International Women’s Day, which is officially marked on 8 March. The Mechanism’s celebration...

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The Mechanism welcomes Magistrates from Francophone Africa

Arusha, 28 Feb 2020

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) welcomed a delegation of 20 African francophone Magistrates at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha branch on Thursday, 27 February 2020.

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The Mechanism welcomes the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Republic of Tanzania

Arusha, 20 Feb 2020

On Thursday, 20 February 2020, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) received a visit from the newly appointed Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany) to the United Republic of...

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