Convictions at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
June 24, 2011 at 8:26 AM
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has convicted six accused, including the first woman to be charged with genocide, Pauline Nyiramashuko, Rwanda’s former Minister of Family and Women’s Development. Three of the six were sentenced to life in prison. The others received sentences of 25, 30 and 35 years in prison with credit for time served. They were arrested in the late 1990s. News stories about the convictions appear in the New York Times and on the BBC website. Additional information about the proceedings is available at the website of the ICTR.