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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

Trial for Uganda tourist murders

Monday, November 21st 2005, 9:04
related countries: Uganda Uganda

An ex-Rwandan soldier is to go on trial for the 1999 murder of eight "gorilla tourists" and a game warden in Uganda.
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Rwanda MP sentenced for genocide

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 8:40

A UN court sentences a Rwandan former MP and army officer to 25 years imprisonment over the 1994 genocide.
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Canal body 'was Rwandan minister'

Friday, December 23rd 2005, 0:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

A body found in a Brussels canal is that of a Rwandan ex-minister suspected of genocide, officials say.
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Jail for Rwandan tourist killer

Monday, January 16th 2006, 11:03
related countries: Uganda Uganda

An ex-Rwandan soldier is given a 15-year jail term for the 1999 murder of eight tourists and a game warden in Uganda.
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Rwandan anger at suspect transfer

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 13:43
related countries: Norway Norway

Rwanda criticises a UN court decision to allow Norway to try a genocide suspect.
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Rwanda's ex-leader loses appeal

Friday, February 17th 2006, 14:33

Rwanda's Supreme Court rejects ex-Rwandan President Bizimungu's appeal against a 15-year jail term.
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Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 13:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Rwanda's only air link to Europe is cut off following a row between the government and the SN Brussels airline.
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Rwanda genocide film defended

Monday, March 20th 2006, 13:59

The producer of a drama on Rwanda's genocide denies insensitivity - although 15 students needed treatment.
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Genocide film in world premiere

Tuesday, March 28th 2006, 7:31
related places: Kigali

Rwandan genocide film Shooting Dogs has its world premiere in a Kigali football stadium.
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Push against rebels in DR Congo

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 9:21
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Government troops and UN peacekeepers in eastern DR Congo launch an offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels.
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Rwandan jailed over genocide

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 15:29

A Rwandan ex-mayor is sentenced to 15 years in prison for aiding mass killings during the 1994 genocide.
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Media boss jailed for genocide

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 12:31

A former Rwandan media director is sentenced to six years in prison for inciting violence during the genocide.
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Rwanda may review death penalty

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 12:24

Rwanda is to consider a proposal to scrap the death penalty for genocide suspects who are living in exile.
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Rwandan poisons wedding brew

Tuesday, August 29th 2006, 14:37

A woman in Rwanda confesses to poisoning wedding guests by putting rats poison in a pot of local brewed beer.
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Darfur peace troops 'not paid'

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 13:56

Rwanda's army says there are delays in paying Darfur peace troops as the African Union lacks cash.
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Ex-mayor cleared of genocide

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 11:59

An international court finds a former Rwandan mayor not guilty of three charges related to the 1994 genocide.
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Rwanda singer on genocide charges

Monday, September 18th 2006, 16:14

One of Rwanda's most famous singers goes on trial, accused of using his songs to incite violence during the genocide.
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Ex-minister's genocide acquittal

Wednesday, September 20th 2006, 11:23

A former Rwandan minister is found not guilty of genocide related crimes by a UN tribunal.
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Kenya 'protecting' suspect

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 15:27
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The Kenyan authorities deny protecting the businessman alleged to have financed the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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France in Rwanda genocide probe

Tuesday, October 24th 2006, 16:51
related countries: France France

France played an active role in Rwanda's genocide, a former senior Rwandan diplomat tells a tribunal.
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