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Rwanda genocide tribunal opens trial of ex-mayor

On September 8, 2010, in an article entitled "Rwanda genocide tribunal opens trial of ex-mayor," Jurist reports that the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has begun the trial of Gregoire Ndahimana, former mayor of Kivumu, Rwanda. Ndahimana was charged in the summer of 2001 with genocide, or alternatively, complicity in genocide, and crimes against humanity. 

Specifically, Ndahimana is believed to have been instrumental in the April 15, 1994 bulldozing of the Nyange parish. Ndahimana spent more than 15 years in hiding before being captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo in August, 2009.

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