Rwandan loses appeal of genocide conviction

Sadi Bugingo, accused of taking part in the murders of around 2,000 people during the Rwandan genocide in 1994, was again found guilty on almost all counts by a Norwegian appeals court. Bugingo, who emigrated to Norway after the mass killings 20 years ago, faces sentencing in January. “This case shows that Noway has the ability and […]

Court convicts Rwandan defendant

The Oslo City Court sentenced a man accused of playing a major role in genocide in Rwanda to Norway’s longest prison term of 21 years on Thursday. The defendant, 47-year-old Sadi Bugingo, emigrated to Norway after the genocide in 1994 and had been living in Bergen with a wife and children until his arrest in […]

Survivors glad Norway is hosting massacre trial

Several survivors of genocide in Rwanda nearly 20 years ago have been sitting in an Oslo courtroom this week, following the trial of a man suspected of playing a key role in some of the massacres. He emigrated to Norway several years ago. The defendant maintains he’s innocent and has testified that he instead was […]

Oslo court handles new massacre

The Oslo City Court (Oslo Tingrett) was prepared this week to launch into a new, lengthy trial involving a massacre. This time it will focus on the hundreds of thousands of persons slaughtered in Rwanda in 1994, because a key defendant fled to Norway and was arrested in Bergen last year. The 46-year-old defendant is […]