Pierre Basabose is a businessman who was close to the Rwandan government during the 1994 genocide. He is suspected of having financed genocidal propaganda.
Basabose and two other suspects were charged with serious violations of international humanitarian law on 30 September 2020. Basabose is currently detained in Belgium. He will be tried in Belgium.
The investigation is ongoing and acts covered by the secrecy of criminal procedure were carried out throughout the year 2021.