Third genocide suspect extradited from Netherlands to Rwanda

A 72-year-old Rwandan man, VĂ©nant 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…

CICJ appoints three new board-members for two-year term

Francesca Anzovino, Gabriele Chlevickaite and Maarten Bolhuis have been appointed as the new board of CICJ. The new board will serve a two-year term. If you’re looking to come in touch with CICJ, you can reach us at cicj [at] vu.nl. The new board thanks the previous board and in particular the former directors Barbora…

Delegation of Chinese judges visits CICJ

On 23 September, CICJ welcomed a distinguished delegation of five Chinese judges from different courts in Hainan province. The delegation met with CICJ’s executive directors Joris van Wijk and Barbora Hola and head of the criminology department professor Wim Huisman. The meeting was aimed at providing information about the education and research activities in the…