Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP
Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP
Africa

Rwandan ‘genocide financier’ unfit for trial and charges should be dropped, lawyers say

  • Felicien Kabuga, 84, allegedly helped set up hate media that urged ethnic Hutus to ‘kill the Tutsi cockroaches’ in 1994
  • He was arrested in France last May and transferred to The Hague in October to answer to charges of playing a key role in the killings of 800,000 people

Topic |   Africa
Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP
Courtroom sketch from May 2020 shows Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Paris Court of Appeal. Photo: AFP
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