Rwandan Genocide Suspect's Trial Drags On

The trial of Leon Mugesera will continue next week following his call for a two-day bed rest period due to an alleged illness.

Genocide suspect Leon Mugesera (left) with his lawyer.

  • Rwanda:  Court Rejects Mugesera's Medical Report

    The New Times, 29 January 2013

    The Special Chamber of the High Court has rejected a medical certificate presented by Leon Mugesera's defence lawyer on grounds that it was not authentic. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Prosecution Accuses Mugesera of Bringing Up Irrelevant Issues

    Rwanda Focus, 28 January 2013

    The trial in substance against Leon Mugesera, which was suspended last Wednesday due to the defendant's illness, resumed yesterday before the High Court. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Trial Postponed

    The New Times, 23 January 2013

    The trial of Genocide suspected Leon Mugesera was today postponed until Jan.28 after the defendant claimed sickness. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Trial Suspended Due to Illness

    Rwanda Focus, 23 January 2013

    The trial of Leon Mugesera at the high court was suspended on Wednesday due to illness of defendant, and the presiding judge has scheduled the next session for January 28. read more »

  • Rwanda:  I Was Never Influential, Mugesera Tells Court

    The New Times, 23 January 2013

    Genocide suspect Leon Mugesera yesterday told the Special Chamber of the High Court that he was not an influential person in the genocidal party, the National Republican Movement ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Mugesera Alleges Speech Was Taken Out of Context

    Rwanda Focus, 22 January 2013

    On the third day of the trial in substance against Leon Mugesera, the defendant argued that his infamous speech in Kabaya (then Gisenyi prefecture) in November 1992 has been ... read more »

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