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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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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  The UN’s top court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to take “all measures within its power” to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The International Court of Justice granted a series of emergency steps requested by the mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia under …

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Top UN court to rule on Myanmar genocide case

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | The UN’s top court will announce Thursday if it will allow a case accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya Muslims to go ahead and if it will impose emergency measures to stop further violence. The ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) comes days …

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Belgian court jails Rwandan for 25 years for genocide

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | A Belgian court on Friday sentenced a former Rwandan official convicted of genocide for his part in his country’s 1994 massacres to 25 years in prison. Fabien Neretse, an agricultural engineer, was arrested in France in 2011 and was found guilty of genocide and war crimes …

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