Sweden indicts ethnic Hutu man over Rwanda genocide

November 5, 2012 17:31

STOCKHOLM - Sweden has charged a man of Rwandan origin with taking part in the killings of thousands of people during the 1994 genocide in his homeland, the prosecutor's office said on Monday, the first such case in the Nordic country.

The man, an ethnic Hutu from Rwanda who is now a Swedish citizen, was named only as MS by prosecutors.

A trial is to start on November 16 when the charges will be read in court. The man has denied the allegations.

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