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Rwandan Seraphin Twahirwa jailed for life for genocide crimes

Rwandan Seraphin Twahirwa jailed for life for genocide crimes

IN a landmark trial that spanned several months, the Belgian Court has delivered a decisive judgment, sentencing Rwandan national Seraphin Twahirwa for his role in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.  Twahirwa, 65, was found guilty on multiple counts related to his involvement in the atrocities that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people, predominantly Tutsis and moderate Hutus. The presiding judge stated in a solemn courtroom that Twahirwa had been convicted of crimes against humanity, including genocide, murder, and incitement to commit genocide. The court detailed his direct involvement in orchestrating and executing attacks on Tutsi civilians during the brutal…
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