Third genocide suspect extradited from Netherlands to Rwanda

A 72-year-old Rwandan man, Vénant R., was extradited to Rwanda on 26 July 2021, according to Dutch news agency NOS. His extradition became more likely when the Appeals Court of The Hague denied his request to forbid it in May 2021. R., born in 1949, has resided for years in the Netherlands, where he first…

Public apologies in Angola, but for whom?

By Maarten van Munster & Joris van Wijk – It was a landmark speech. On May 26, Angola’s president apologized and asked forgiveness for mass executions that occurred in 1977. He also announced the returning of victims’ remains to their families and the issuance of death certificates. But what does this mean for Angola’s wider…