[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] on Tuesday announced that Augustin Ndindiliyimana, the former chief of staff of the Rwandan parliamentary police, and Francois-Xavier Nzuwonemeye, the former commander of a military reconnaissance battalion, had been acquitted on appeal [judgment, PDF]. In May the trial chamber convicted [ICTR report] Ndindiliyimana of genocide, extermination as a crime against humanity and murder as a serious violation of Article Three of the Geneva Conventions and of Additional Protocol II [texts]...

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