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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Nahimana and Others Case

Ignacio Tredici

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 April 2019

Subject(s):
Crimes against humanity — Genocide — Individual criminal responsibility — International criminal courts and tribunals, composition

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 Prosecutor v Nahimana , most commonly referred to as the Media Case , was adjudicated by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) . Among other charges, the three accused, Ferdinand Nahimana, Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza, and Hassan Ngeze, were convicted by Trial Chamber I (TC) of genocide , conspiracy to commit genocide, and direct and public incitement to commit genocide. Nahimana and Barayagwiza were found criminally responsible ( Individual Criminal Responsibility ), as civilian superiors ( Criminal Responsibility, Modes of ), for the broadcasts of...
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