Nzirorera, Joseph

Joseph NziroreraJoseph Nzirorera was National-Secretary of the Mouvement républicain national pour la démocratie et le développement (MRND) and a member of its Steering committee, together with his co-accused Édouard Karemera and Mathieu Ngirumpatse. Joseph Nzirorera was also member of the Chambre des Députés and served as president of the Assemblée nationale in the Interim Government of 8 April 1994.

Joseph Nzirorera is accused of genocide, complicity in genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide, direct and public incitement to genocide, rape and exterminations (crimes against humanity), murder and causing violence to health (serious violations of Common Article 3).

Joseph Nzirorera was arrested in Benin, in 1998. His trial started on 19 September 2005.

Joseph Nzirorera passed away on 1 July 2010.  His Defence was at the final stage of the presentation of its case, with his last witness undergoing cross-examination.

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