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Deported Rwandan charged with plotting genocide

KIGALI — A Rwandan sought by the authorities in Kigali over the 1994 genocide and deported by Canada after a long legal battle, was charged Thursday with plotting genocide, incitement and distribution of arms. Leon Mugesera, who had been fighting his deportation to Rwanda for the past 16 years, asked…

Rwandan genocide suspect denied bail in Canada

OTTAWA — A Rwandan accused of helping to incite the 1994 genocide was denied bail Monday while Canada considered a request to stay his deportation so the UN can probe a claim that he faces persecution at home. Leon Mugesera — who made an infamous speech in 1992 that is…

Canada to deport man linked to Rwanda genocide

MONTREAL — Canada has ordered a Rwandan refugee accused of inciting genocide to be deported next week, but his lawyer vowed on Thursday to continue a 17-year legal battle to quash his expulsion. Leon Mugesera, now in his late 50s, was informed last month by Canadian authorities that he must…

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