The Arusha Tribunal

  • Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu


The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) was established in the northeastern Tanzanian town of Arusha for two reasons. The first was that Kenya, whose capital Nairobi is a far more developed metropolis and the commercial hub of East Africa, did not want to host the tribunal. As noted earlier, Arap Moi’s government enjoyed warm relations with Habyarimana’s. The Kenyan leader’s initial reactions to the Arusha tribunal’s expectations of Kenya’s cooperation were threats to reject summons issued by the tribunal and arrest any of its officials that set foot in his country.1


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3 The Arusha Tribunal

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