Prosecutor v Akayesu (Jean-Paul), Trial judgment, Case No ICTR-96-4-T, ICL 90 (ICTR 1998), 2nd September 1998, United Nations [UN]; United Nations Security Council [UNSC]; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR]; Trial Chamber I [ICTR]
Whether genocide occurred in Rwanda in 1994.
What was the requisite intent for the crime of genocide.
Whether corroboration was required for evidence of rape and sexual violence before the Tribunal.
What the correct definition was of the various acts of genocide set out in Article 2 of the Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
What the definition of rape was in international criminal law.
Whether the provisions of Common Article 3 to the Geneva Conventions and of Additional Protocol II formed part of customary international law at the time relevant to the Indictment.