Ex-Rwandan Head of State Gets Life for Genocide Despite Plea

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Thursday, October 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
10
429-430
Abstract: 
On September 4, 1998, the United Nations Tribunal for Rwanda sentenced Jean Kambanda, a former Prime Minister of Rwanda, to life in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide, despite his agreement to plead guilty and to testify against other high-ranking officials... [more]