Elizaphan

Elizaphan

(ēlĭz`əfăn, ĕlĭzā`–). In the Bible, Aaron's cousin. An alternate spelling is Elzaphan.
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providing example of Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, whom the United States took four years to extradite to Tribunal headquarters in Tanzania).
Earlier, the tribunal released Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, an 82-year-old former senior pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who was serving a 10-year prison sentence meted out in 2003 for his role in the genocide.
In 2003, the ICTR concluded the trials of Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, and his son, Gerald Ntakirutimana.
I remembered Bisesero again last March, when the same tribunal convicted Pastor Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, the former head of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Rwanda, and his son, Gerard, a doctor, of assisting in the genocide.
Elizaphan Ntakirutimana and his son actually led attackers to a church and hospital complex, where hundreds of Tutsi families, including some fellow Adventists, were butchered.
The court convicted Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, former president of the church's South Rwanda Field, of transporting armed attackers and of ordering the removal of a church roof where Tutsis were hiding.
In 1996, the ICTR issued two indictments of Elizaphan Ntakirutimana for his alleged engagement in war crimes and acts of genocide during the Rwanda genocide of 1994.
Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, 78, and his son, Gerald Ntakirutimana, 45, were found guilty of genocide, complicity in genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide and crimes against humanity by a United Nations tribunal.
Pastor Elizaphan Ntakirutimana and his son Gerard were accused of herding Tutsi men, women and children into a church and hospital compound in the Kibuye region of western Rwanda in 1994 and then calling Hutus to come to kill them.
In late 1996, the FBI arrested the pastor, Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, on a UN warrant.
courts cleared the way for Elizaphan Ntakirutimana to be turned over to the Rwandan tribunal for prosecution.
The decision allowed seventy-five-year-old Elizaphan Ntakirutimana to face the United Nations' war crimes tribunal for his alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide of more than 500,000 Rwandan people, mainly Tutsis, including those who sought refuge in his church and hospital.