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Prosecutor v Niyitegeka (Eliézer), Judgment and sentence, Case no ICTR-96-14-T, ICL 848 (ICTR 2003), 16th May 2003, United Nations Security Council [UNSC]; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR]; Trial Chamber I [ICTR]

Reporter(s)

Elizabeth Santalla Vargas

Prosecutor v Niyitegeka (Eliézer), Judgment and sentence, Case no ICTR-96-14-T, ICL 848 (ICTR 2003), 16th May 2003, United Nations Security Council [UNSC]; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR]; Trial Chamber I [ICTR]

Whether there was genocide in Rwanda in 1994.

Whether the accused participated in a conspiracy to commit genocide.

Whether acts of jubilation over crimes committed by others and acts entailing a cruel disregard of human life and dignity could have amounted to inhumane acts as crimes against humanity.

Whether the prosecution investigator’s handwritten notes or ‘first-made records’ taken during interviews conducted with prosecution witnesses were subject to disclosure under Rule 70 of the ICTR Rules of Procedure and Evidence

Whether uncorroborated testimony of witnesses who were accomplices had probative value.

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