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Rwanda officials arrest Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame
The Rwanda Investigation Bureau has arrested Paul Rusesabagina, whose actions inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda," on offenses related to terrorism, arson, kidnap and murder. The crimes were allegedly perpetrated against unarmed Rwandans in Nyabimata, N (More)
France court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect to UN tribunal
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a lower court decision to transfer Felicien Kabuga to Arusha, Tanzania, to be tried for his role as the primary financier of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.Kabuga will be handed over to the Internationa (More)
France court denies Rwandan genocide suspect's request for release on bail
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied Felicien Kabuga's request to be released on bail pending his trial for his alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda.Kabuga is accused of financing and arming the Interahamwe milit (More)
Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in Paris
French authorities arrested Félicien Kabuga, a leading figure in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, on Saturday in Paris.A release from the UN said Kabuga, 84, "was indicted by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 1997 on seve (More)
French magistrates drop two-decade investigation into assassination of Rwandan President
The Rwandan government released a statement Monday that French Magistrates Jean-Marc Herbaut and Nathalie Poux closed an ongoing investigation last Friday, into the 1994 downing of former Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana’s plane.Habyarimana, (More)
France prosecutors move to dismiss Rwanda genocide charges
French prosecutors have reportedly recommended dismissal of the charges against a group of current and former Rwandan officials suspected of involvement in the assassination of former Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana.Habyarimana, a member o (More)
Denmark appeals court upholds extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect
The Eastern High Court of appeals in Denmark on Friday upheld a decision that a Rwandan native and Danish national since 2014 can be extradited to face trial for crimes against humanity.Wenceslas Twagirayezu is suspected of committing crimes ag (More)
Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security
Turkey blocked the website Wikipedia on Saturday deeming it a threat to national security. Opponents say Turkey's choice to block the website further supports rights groups and Turkey's Western allies opinion that the country prohibits freedom of (More)
Lawyers request release of reporter detained in Turkey
Legal counsel for detained reporter, Deniz Yucel, appeared before the Turkish Constitutional Court to request his release, his employer Die Welt said Wednesday. Yucel was detained in mid-February, and has been held by the Turkish government since. (More)
US judge sentences Rwandan who lied about participation in genocide
A judge for US District Court for the Northern District of Iowa on Thursday sentenced a man who lied about his participation in the Rwandan genocide to 15 years imprisonment followed by deportation. Gervais Ngombwa was convicted [North Iowa Today (More)
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