“I believe it is a travesty that a human rights champion like Paul Rusesabagina should be captured, detained and held in the way he is being held," said Katrina Lantos Swett, president of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice.
A court ruling in France could pave the way to opening up files that could shed light on what the French government knew and did about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Kabuga, who has been accused of financing the 1994 genocide, was living near Paris under a false identity.
Fabien Neretsé is accused of taking part in the murder of thirteen people, as well as war crimes and genocide in 1994. He denies the accusations.
Nuon Chea, one of the architects of the Cambodian genocide that wiped out a quarter of his countrymen, has died in Phnom Penh, aged 93.
Cambodian actors on Monday (May 20) re-enacted scenes of civilians being killed by Khmer Rouge soldiers to remember the millions who died during the murderous Maoist regime that came to an end 40 years ago.
French investigative magistrates have dropped charges against nine Rwandan officials investigated over the death of the country’s president in 1998, an event that led to a genocide that killed more than 800,000 people.
Rwanda said on Dec. 24 that it welcomed the definitive end of what it called a politically-motivated investigation.
Two leaders from Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge have been convicted of genocide, almost four decades after the communist regime was overthrown.
Bosnian Serb soldiers slaughtered over eight thousand Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in Bosnia in 1995.
Between 1975 and 1979, Pol Pot's rule of terror killed an estimated 1.7 million people - nearly a quarter of the population - through execution, torture, starvation and disease in labour camps.