Tuesday, October 12, 2010

France Arrests New ICC Suspect on Charges of Atrocities Against Civilians in the Kivus, DRC

On October 11, 2010 French authorities arrested Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan national who is the Executive Secretary of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda - Forces Combattantes Abacunguzi (FDLR-FCA), in response to a sealed arrest warrant issued by Pre-Trial Chamber I on September 28, 2010. He is suspected of five counts of crimes against humanity and six counts of war crimes for alleged attacks against civilians in the North and South Kivus, DRC. Click here to read an OTP factsheet.

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