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Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to face UN tribunal

DW, 01 Oct 2020
High-level Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga can be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial, a top French court ruled on Wednesday. Kabuga is suspected of playing a major role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which hundreds of thousands of Tutsi Rwandans were murdered by a Hutu uprising. Prosecutors accuse Kabuga of chairing a radio station that helped orchestrate the genocide, as well as working to create and fund a
genocidal militia in the capital, Kigali. He was a wealthy businessman at the time. The 84-year-old had evaded justice for 25 years but was caught outside Paris in May of this year.


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