Mudacumura Case

The Prosecutor v. Sylvestre Mudacumura

At large

Sylvestre Mudacumura

Alleged Supreme Commander of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda, at time of warrant. Arrest warrant: 13 July 2012

Charges: nine counts of war crimes: attacking civilians, murder, mutilation, cruel treatment, rape, torture, destruction of property, pillaging and outrages against personal dignity, allegedly committed between 2009 and 2010, in the context of the conflict in the Kivus, in the DRC

  • A warrant of arrest was issued for Sylvestre Mudacumura on 13 July 2012. The suspect is still at large.

    Next steps: Until Mr Mudacumura is arrested and transferred to the seat of the Court in The Hague, the case will remain in the Pre-Trial stage. The ICC does not try individuals unless they are present in the courtroom.

Pre-Trial Chamber I

Judge Reine Alapini-Gansou
Judge Socorro Flores Liera
Judge Iulia Motoc

Office of the Prosecutor

Karim A. A. Khan, Prosecutor


Legal Representatives of the Victims