International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) was established by the Security Council in 1994 through resolution 955 (S/RES/955(1994) acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. The purpose of that was prosecuting persons responsible for genocide and other serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in the territory of Rwanda during 1994. Annexed to resolution 955 is the Statute governing the Tribunal for Rwanda. The Tribunal is located in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania.

The ICTR closed on 31 December 2015. The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) maintains the website with all information, reports and documents as part of its mission to preserve and promote the legacy of the UN International Criminal Tribunals.

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  • United Nations Digital Library offers UN documents and open access publications, UN voting data and speeches, UN maps, Content in 6+ languages. Replaces the traditional online catalogue UNBISnet.
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  • United Nations Documents Index (United Nations Digital Library) References to all documents by subject area are published. A collection of indexes is held by the Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library, Uppsala, and the Libraries at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva.
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