Mbarushimana Case

The Prosecutor v. Callixte Mbarushimana

Case closed

Callixte Mbarushimana

Alleged Executive Secretary of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda - Forces Combattantes Abacunguzi (FDLR-FCA, FDLR), at time of warrant. Arrest warrant: 25 September 2010 - Unsealed on 11 October 2010

Charges: five counts of crimes against humanity and eight counts of war crimes allegedly committed in 2009 in the Kivus, the DRC. Charges not confirmed.

  • Charges not confirmed

    Pre-Trial Chamber I declined to confirm the charges against Callixte Mbarushimana and did not commit the case to trial. The Prosecution's appeal was dismissed. On 23 December 2011, Mr Mbarushimana was released from the ICC custody.

    Next steps: The case is considered closed unless and until the Prosecutor submits new evidence.