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Rwandan ex-politician handed life jail term for genocide role

About 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus were killed during the genocide.

By REUTERS
28/05/2020

UN prosecutor: Remains of Rwandan war crimes suspect found in Congo

The remains of a fugitive major suspect in Rwanda's 1994 genocide have been identified in a grave in the Republic of the Congo, a United Nations war crimes prosecutor said on Friday.

By REUTERS
22/05/2020

'He wouldn't say a word' - How a Rwanda genocide fugitive lived incognito

Rwandan genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, whose arrest on Saturday ended 26 years on the run, was a frail, elderly man who said little to neighbors.

By REUTERS
17/05/2020

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga arrested in France after decades on the run

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run.

By REUTERS
16/05/2020
International Criminal Court

ICC leader condemns antisemitism, won’t back down from controversial cases

‘A guiding ethos of the world order following WWII – that was coeval with the Holocaust – was engraved in the commitment of ‘never again’

A Rwandair commercial passenger jet is pictured in Blagnac near Toulouse

Rwanda launches inaugural direct flight to Tel Aviv

The flight will open up business opportunities for Rwandans as well, artists and business minded people who took the inaugural flight told CNBC.

Rwanda's post-genocide guide keeps the memories alive

Uwase, who turns 25 on Friday, was two days old when the bloodshed began.

By REUTERS
06/04/2019

Macron appoints researchers to evaluate role of France in Rwandan genocide

While Paris has acknowledged mistakes in its dealings with Rwanda, it has repeatedly dismissed accusations that it trained militias to take part in the massacre.

By REUTERS
05/04/2019
Opening of the Israeli embassy in Rwanda

Israel opens first embassy in Rwanda

Israel and Rwanda initially established diplomatic ties in 1962, but Rwanda along with African states severed those ties after the 1973 Yom Kippur war.

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