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Proposal to Amend Refugee Law (June 12, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Journalist Sentenced for Article Deemed Divisive (April 04, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Rwanda's High Court recently confirmed the lower court sentence of a newspaper editor to one year ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

ICTR Convicts Ex-Minister for Crimes Committed During 1994 Rwandan Genocide (June 06, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 31, 2012, Trial Chamber III of the Arusha, Tanzania, based International Criminal Court ...

Topic: Genocide
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Parliament Mulling Proposal to Legalize Abortion (April 05, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 26, 2012, it was reported that the Rwandan Parliament is considering a draft presidential ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Former Mayor Convicted for Crimes Committed During the 1994 Genocide (November 18, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 17, 2011, the Tanzania-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR (last visited ...

Topic: Genocide
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Former Minister Convicted of Crimes Committed During 1994 Genocide (June 27, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 24, 2011, the Tanzania-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) convicted Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Chamber of Deputies Adopts Amendment to Election Law (June 21, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on June 13, 2011, that in preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Amnesty International Calls for Review of Genocide Ideology Law, Media Law (June 09, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 3, 2011, Amnesty International (AI) issued a report titled Unsafe to Speak Out: Restrictions ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

ICTR Convicts Former High Ranking Rwandan Officers (May 20, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 17, 2011, the Tanzania-based International Criminal Court for Rwanda (ICTR) convicted four former high-ranking ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Businessman Convicted of Genocide (November 12, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On November 1, 2010, Gaspard Kanyarukiga was convicted of supervising the massacre of 2,000 Rwandans in ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Genocide Ideology Law Being Reviewed (August 20, 2010) by Constance Johnson

Rwanda's government has invited the non-governmental organizations Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to comment on ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Bills on Banning Smoking and Legalizing Medical Marijuana (June 15, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 7, 2010, Dr. Richard Sezibera the Minister of Health, introduced a bill on banning ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Government Drafting Law to Improve Working Conditions for Women (May 20, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on May 14, 2010, that the Ministry of Public Services and Labor (MIFOTRA) ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Supreme Court to Undertake Major Procedural Reforms (October 30, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on October 26, 2009, that the Rwandan Ministry of Justice proposed a bill ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Reproductive Health Bill Provisions on Sterilization, Mandatory HIV Testing Decried (July 07, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

A draft reproductive health bill currently under consideration by a committee of the Rwandan Parliament calls ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Possible Switch of Legal Tradition (June 04, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition

It was reported on June 2, 2009, that ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Burundi; Rwanda

Labor Law Modified (May 11, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on May 5, 2009, that, after a prolonged debate, the Rwandan Chamber of ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Extradition Disallowed by British Court (April 16, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four ...

Topic: Extradition
Jurisdiction: Rwanda; United Kingdom

Sierra Leone Convicts to Serve Time in Rwanda (March 27, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 18, 2009, the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), the Sierra Leone-based Tribunal established ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Rwanda; Sierra Leone

New Law on Media (March 04, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On February 23, 2009, the Lower Chamber of the Rwandan Parliament approved a new media law. ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

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Last updated: June 12, 2013