Wanted: Protais Mpiranya

Office of Global Criminal Justice

Information leading to the arrest, transfer, or conviction of
Protais Mpiranya

Up to $5 Million Reward

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Protais Mpiranya has been indicted for genocide, crimes against humanity, and other serious violations of international humanitarian law. Mpiranya is accused of being one of the conspirers who prepared and planned for the Rwandan Genocide from late 1990 until July 1994. During the genocide, he was commander of the Presidential Guard within the Rwanda’s army. Mpiranya is alleged to have directed the Presidential Guard in sexually assaulting and killing Rwandan Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana and murdering ten Belgian UN peacekeepers who had been guarding her house.

He uses several aliases, including Yahaya Mohamed, Hirwa Protais Alain, Alain Protais Muhire, James Kakule, and Mambo Mapendo Augustin.

To bring Mpiranya to justice, the United States Government is offering a reward to individuals who furnish information leading to his arrest, transfer, or conviction.  All information regarding the identity of any informant will be kept strictly confidential.

Link to Interpol RED NOTICE.  Link to ICTR Indictment.

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