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Mechanism Prosecutor Brammertz on mission to Kigali

Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Arusha, 10 November 2021 – Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will be on an official visit to Kigali from 11 to 17 November 2021. This visit constitutes part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), and follows the Prosecutor’s recent official visits to Harare, Zimbabwe and Pretoria, South Africa.

The Prosecutor is scheduled to meet with key Government officials, including Dr. Vincent Biruta, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, the Minister of Justice, Mr. Aimable Havugiyaremye, the Prosecutor General, CG Dan Munyuza, Inspector General of Police, Mr. Jeannot Ruhunga, Secretary General of the Rwandan Investigation Bureau, and others.

The topics of discussion will include the Office of the Prosecutor’s ongoing efforts to locate and bring to justice the six remaining fugitives indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the forthcoming trial proceedings in the case against Félicien Kabuga, and the Office of the Prosecutor’s assistance to the Rwandan National Public Prosecution Authority’s efforts to hold accountable alleged genocidaires around the world.

The Prosecutor will also speak at the International Conference on the Justice related to the Genocide against The Tutsi on 17 November.

Prosecutor Brammertz is expected to submit his next report to the UNSC in November 2021.

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