Author Archives: Nigel Eltringham

About Nigel Eltringham

Nigel Eltringham is Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex. He is the author of Accounting for Horror: Post-Genocide Debates in Rwanda (2004), editor of Framing Africa: Portrayals of a Continent in Contemporary Mainstream Cinema (2013), and co-editor of Remembering Genocide (2014). He is currently completing a monograph on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and a monograph on the Anthropology of Reconciliation and Peace for the Routledge series Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.

“The Judgement Is not Made Now; The Judgement Will Be Made in the Future”: “Politically Motivated” Defence Lawyers and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda”s “Historical Record”

This post is part of a symposium, Doing Justice to Truth in International Criminal Courts and Tribunals. All currently available contributions to the symposium can be found here. A PDF of this post can be downloaded here. In December 2014, after twenty years of operation, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) delivered its last appeal judgment. Established in November 1994 by the United Nations Security Council, the ICTR was tasked with putting on trial any person accused of committing the following in Rwanda in Continue reading →