Rwandan Genocide Suspect Seeks Trial Extension

Leon Mugesera has asked the High Court to grant him 48 days to study documents concerning his case. This is the second time he is requesting for a postponement after initially asking for two months to prepare.

Leo Mugesera, far right, speaking to his lawyers in court.

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Requests for Postponement Again

    Rwanda Focus, 19 November 2012

    Genocide suspect Leon Mugesera yesterday reappeared at the High Court and requested for 48 more days before the trial against him starts in substance. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Officials Dismiss Quebec Reports Over Mugesera's Living Conditions

    The New Times, 19 November 2012

    In a special section of single and private rooms of the country's largest correction facility commonly known as 1930 that is based in Kigali lies a series of single private rooms ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Claims Mistreatment On Eve of Trial in Rwanda

    Hirondelle News Agency, 15 November 2012

    The defence lawyer of former Rwandan politician Léon Mugesera claimed in an interview with Hirondelle Thursday that his client was being mistreated in a Kigali jail. Rwandan ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Supreme Court Verdict Paves Way for Mugesera's Trial

    The New Times, 29 September 2012

    The Supreme Court yesterday rejected Genocide suspect Leon Mugesera's application challenging the legal procedures on which the High Court based its decision to deny him more time ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Given Two Months to Prepare for Trial

    Rwanda Focus, 19 September 2012

    The High Court yesterday granted Leon Mugesera two more months to go through a file he recently received from Canada to prepare for his trial in substance. Mugesera and his lawyer ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Ingabire, Mugesera in Supreme Court Today

    The New Times, 3 September 2012

    GENOCIDE suspect Léon Mugesera and the head of a yet to be registered political party, FDU Inkingi, Victoire Ingabire, will today appear before the Supreme Court seeking ... read more »