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Vincent Ntezimana case, Brussels Court of Appeal, 17 May 1995
Cour d'appel de Bruxelles (Chambre des mises en

The Chamber upholds a decision to maintain in custody a person accused of having committed in Rwanda, crimes defined in the 1993 Belgian law as grave breaches of international humanitarian law. This decision confirms the applicability of the principle of universal jurisdiction. An appeal has been lodged by the defence.

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