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Akayesu, Jean Paul

Born: 1953 AD
Currently alive, at 66 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.