Swedish Court Upholds Life Sentence for Rwandan Genocide Convict
According to its press release, the Court of Appeal in Sweden, among other things, considers that the accused, Theodore Rukeratabaro, had a leading role at local level and that he participated in murder, attempted murder, rape and looting. He was in June, 2018 handed a life sentence by a district court after being convicted for a role in the genocide.
New Times, 29 April 2019
Rukeratabaro fled to Sweden in 1998 and he obtained citizenship there in 2006. He altered his name to 'Tabaro' to evade justice. Read more »
New Times, 17 April 2019
The Svea Court of Appeal in the Swedish capital Stockholm is expected to decide whether or not Genocide convict Theodore Rukeratabaro's life sentence should be upheld. Read more »
Guests at the Genocide commemoration event (file photo).
Vincent Murekezi is accused of participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi mainly in Tumba in the current Huye District and was tried in absentia and handed a life ... Read more »