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Rwanda says French government ‘enabled’ the 1994 genocide

The French government bears “significant” responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide,” a report commissioned by the Rwanda government concludes.The report which comes amid efforts by Rwanda to document the role of French authorities before, during, and after the genocide,...

Rwanda set release report on French role in 1994 genocide

The findings of a commission in Rwanda, that has spent two years uncovering France’s role in 1994 genocide are set to be made public Friday.There have been persistent, and so-far unsubstantiated, claims that France under then-President Francois Mitterrand did not act...

Rwanda approaches France for the extradition of genocide suspect

Rwanda’s government has written to France requesting the extradition of a key suspect in the East African nation’s genocide a quarter-century ago, officials said Wednesday.Maj. Gen. Aloys Ntiwiragabo, a former head of Rwanda’s military intelligence service, recently was found...

Rwanda hands ex-mayor a life jail term for role in genocide

Rwanda's High Court on Thursday sentenced a former mayor to life in prison for his role in the country's 1994 genocide, which included leading attacks that resulted in the deaths of around 25 000 ethnic Tutsis in his town.Ladislas...

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as “lies”

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested this month after more than two decades on the run, told a French court on Wednesday that the international charges against him were lies.Kabuga has been indicted by U.N. prosecutors for genocide and...

Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga appears in court in France

Felicien Kabuga, accused of funding the 1994 Rwandan genocide, appeared in a French court on Wednesday, four days after his arrest following a quarter of a century chase.In his first appearance in public in more than two decades, the...

Ex-Rwandan official convicted for genocide in Belgian court

A court in Brussels found a former Rwandan official, Fabien Neretse guilty of genocide on Thursday after hearing of his role in the 1994 massacres in his country.Fabien Neretse, who protested his innocence, is the first person to be...
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