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Biden recognizes atrocities against Armenians as “genocide”

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday recognized the mass killing against Armenians more than a century ago as a “genocide,” a move that could further worsen relations between the United States and Turkey. “The American people honor all those Armenians who perished in the genocide that …

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Rwanda report blames France for its role in 1994 genocide

France “bears significant responsibility” for enabling the genocide in Rwanda and still refuses to acknowledge its true role in the 1994 horror, said a report commissioned by Kigali that was released Monday. Kigali, Rwanda | Xinhua | France “bears significant responsibility” for enabling “foreseeable” genocide against ethnic Tutsis in Rwanda that …

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Rwandan genocide suspect deported from the U.S.

Kigali, Rwanda | Xinhua | A Rwandan woman charged with crimes against humanity during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi arrived in Rwanda on Friday following her deportation from the United States. Beatrice Munyenyezi, a genocide suspect who was arrested in 2013 in the United States and sentenced to 10 years …

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UN chief stresses need of detecting early warning signs of genocide

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday stressed the need to detect early warning signs of genocide. Genocide never fails to shock the world when it occurs. But it is never committed without clear, multiple warning signs. The victims are often early targets of hate speech, discrimination …

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How Rwanda genocide suspect spent 25 years on the run

Paris, France | AFP | When Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga was arrested at his home on the outskirts of Paris in mid-May, it marked an abrupt end to a quarter of a century on the run. Without the coronavirus pandemic, which forced his children out of the shadows to help …

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Rwanda genocide suspect Bizimana dead: UN tribunal

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Former Rwandan defence minister Augustin Bizimana, one of the top suspects wanted over the country’s 1994 genocide, has died, the UN tribunal said Friday. He is believed to have died around August 2000, “based on the conclusive identification of Bizimana’s remains in a grave site …

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Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga appears in Paris court

  Paris, France | AFP |  One of the last fugitives wanted over Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Felicien Kabuga, appeared before a Paris court Wednesday, insisting he wanted to be tried in France where he was arrested. Kabuga, who gave his age as 87, was apprehended at his home outside Paris …

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