Only one genocide in Rwanda between 6 April and 17 July 1994
|Appeal Judgement - 16.01.2007||
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At paras 138 and 139, the Appeals Chamber held that
[t]here is only one genocide that was committed in Rwanda between 6 April 1994 and 17 July 1994 and that resulted in the killings of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi. In sentencing, acts in furtherance of this one genocide and attributable to the accused can be taken into account. The Appeals Chamber notes that while the genocide in Rwanda cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, the Appellant’s individual criminal responsibility has to be measured according to his own contributions and the killings resulting therefrom, taking into account his own position.
|Appeal Judgement - 20.10.2010||
229. The Appeals Chamber agrees that the crimes’ commission in Kalimanzira’s own prefecture and not at the national level is not a relevant fact for the purpose of assessing their gravity. The genocide that was committed in Rwanda between 6 April 1994 and 17 July 1994, which resulted in the killings of hundreds of thousands of Tutsis, is indivisible. […]
 See Ndindabahizi Appeal Judgement, para. 138.