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U.N. court acquits two ex-ministers of genocide

(Reuters) – The U.N. war crimes tribunal for Rwanda on Friday acquitted two former Rwandan ministers of genocide charges, making them among the most high profile officials to be found not guilty of playing key roles in the 1994 slaughter of about 800,000 people. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda…

Rwanda ex-army chief gets 30 years for role in genocide

ARUSHA, Tanzania (AFP) – The UN court for Rwanda handed the general who was army chief for most of the 1994 genocide a 30-year jail term Tuesday for his role in the mass killing, including calling for the murder of ethnic Tutsis. It also jailed two senior officers for ordering…

Rwandan genocide trial opens in Germany

FRANKFURT (AFP) – A former Rwandan mayor went on trial on Tuesday accused of ordering three Tutsi massacres during the country’s 1994 genocide, in the first such case prosecuted in Germany. Onesphore Rwabukombe, a 54-year-old ethnic Hutu, is accused of genocide, murder as well as incitement to genocide and murder…

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