Akayesu, Jean Paul
Born: 1953 AD
Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1953 - Born in Arwanda, Africa.
1993 - He served as Mayor of Taba commune from April until June the following year.
- He was responsible for performing executive functions and maintaining order in Taba, meaning he had command of the communal police and any gendarmes assigned to the commune.
1995 - He was arrested in Zambia in October, making Zambia the first African nation to extradite criminals to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
- He stood trial for 15 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and violations of the Geneva Convention.
1998 - He was sentenced to life imprisonment on the 2nd of october.
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