Reparations for Victims Matter as Much as Kabuga’s Trial

Prosecutions contribute to history and truth but shouldn’t be allowed to again overshadow compensation for Rwanda’s victims.
The arrest on 16 May of Félicien Kabuga, alleged financier of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, has dominated international justice discussions. Rightly so, since the catch of this “big fish” ended an international search that spanned decades.
But rather than Kabuga’s trial, it is the question of reparations – thus far a major gap in the delivery of justice to survivors in Rwanda – that should take centre stage. readmore

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