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News: Rwanda

We have started to collect the most important news related to Rwanda in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Rwanda: news

Acquitted Rwandans seek sanctuary

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 19:14

The tribunal trying Rwandan genocide suspects appeals for countries to come forward to provide homes for those acquitted, the court's spokesman tells the BBC.
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Canada deports genocide suspect

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 4:20
related countries: Canada Canada

A man accused of helping to incite the 1994 Rwandan genocide is deported from Canada to Kigali after a court rejects a final appeal.
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Rwanda arrests top army officers

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 18:03

Rwanda suspends and put under house arrest four of its most senior military officers for "acts of indiscipline", an army spokesperson says.
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Rwanda verdicts in terror trial

Friday, January 13th 2012, 16:32
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Twenty-two people, accused of having links with Rwandan rebels in DR Congo, are found guilty of launching a series of grenade attacks in Rwanda.
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Kagame 'did not shoot down plane'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 19:38

A report appears to clear Rwanda's President Paul Kagame of orchestrating the 1994 assassination of the country's then-leader Juvenal Habyarimana.
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Rwandan rebels 'kill 26 in Congo'

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 0:20
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 26 people have been killed in recent attacks by Rwandan FDLR rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Congolese army says.
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Deadly grenade attack in Rwanda

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 14:44
related places: Kigali

Two people are killed and 16 injured in a grenade explosion in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, near a market, police say.
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Rwanda rebel freed by world court

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 16:20

The International Criminal court releases Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana, after ruling that there is insufficient evidence against him.
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Life sentences in Rwanda genocide

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 14:27

A UN war crimes court gives life sentences to two former ruling party officials in Rwanda after convicting them of genocide.
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In pictures: Rwanda's poo-powered prisons

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 0:58

Rwanda's bean-eating prisoners cook on gas from their own waste
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Rwandan rebel's charges dismissed

Friday, December 16th 2011, 19:27
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

War crimes judges in The Hague dismiss charges against Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana, accused of murder and rape in the DR Congo in 2009.
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Rwandan genocide sentence reduced

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 19:00

Theoneste Bagosora, seen as a key organiser of Rwanda's genocide, has his sentence reduced from life to 35 years by appeal judges at a UN-backed tribunal.
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Rwandan journalist dead in Uganda

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 20:40
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Charles Ingabire, a Rwandan journalist critical of President Paul Kagame, is shot dead in Uganda where he lived as a political refugee.
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Anger at Hotel Rwanda hero award

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 10:52
related countries: United States United States

A Rwandan genocide survivors' group criticises the awarding of a US human rights prize to a Rwandan hotelier who sheltered people during the genocide.
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Rwanda returns smuggled minerals

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 13:12
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

About 82 tonnes of smuggled minerals seized by Rwandan police is handed back to DR Congo in a sign of improved relations between the two neighbours.
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Rwanda leader 'sparked genocide'

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 11:53

A former close ally of Rwandan leader Paul Kagame accuses him of complicity in the death of a former president which sparked the 1994 genocide.
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Rwanda genocide ministers jailed

Friday, September 30th 2011, 14:13

The UN's Rwanda war crimes tribunal convicts two former ministers on genocide charges, but acquits two others on lack of evidence.
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No extradition for Rwanda widow

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 17:25
related countries: France France

A French court turns down a bid to extradite the widow of Rwanda's ex-President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose killing sparked the 1994 genocide.
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'Rwanda murder plot' foiled in SA

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 18:38

South Africa's authorities have foiled another assassination attempt on a Rwandan ex-army chief, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, the BBC learns.
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Rwanda hopes to boost French ties

Monday, September 12th 2011, 8:24
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Rwandan President Paul Kagame pays his first visit to France since his country's 1994 genocide, hoping to improve damaged links with Paris.
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Rwanda terror trial to go ahead

Monday, September 5th 2011, 12:09

A Rwandan judge orders the terror trial of opposition leader Victoire Ingabire to proceed.
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