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Denmark appeals court upholds extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect

Sep 22, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

(JURIST) - The Eastern High Court of appeals in Denmark on Friday upheld a decision that a Rwandan native and Danish national since 2014 can be extradited to face trial for crimes against humanity.

Wenceslas Twagirayezu is suspected of committing crimes against humanity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Twagirayezu was arrested in May 2017.

In a press release the court explained that it agreed with the trial court in Hillerd that the conditions of the Extradition Act were fulfilled in th...