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Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:35

The diplomat who was president of the UN Security Council in April 1994 has apologised for the council`s refusal to recognise that genocide was taking place in Rwanda.

Rwanda marks 20th anniversary of genocide

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 07:42

Kigali: Rwanda Monday began a week of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide that saw the massacre of some 800,000 Tutsi victims.

Rwanda genocide anniversary marred by row with France

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 17:10

Preparations in Rwanda Sunday for the commemorations for the 20th anniversary of the genocide were overshadowed by a major spat with France amid renewed allegations that Paris was complicit in the killings.

Rwandan ex-intel chief convicted in genocide trial

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 05:25

Paris court delivered France`s first-ever conviction for genocide, sentencing a Rwandan former intelligence chief to 25 years in prison over the 1994 killings of at least 500,000 people in the African country.

Verdict in landmark Rwanda genocide trial due in Paris

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 16:24

A French court is due to deliver its much-anticipated verdict in the landmark trial of a Rwandan Army captain accused of complicity in genocide, just weeks ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 1994 atrocity.

French court rejects extradition of Rwanda genocide suspects

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:22

France`s top court reversed a decision to extradite three Rwandans wanted by Kigali for their alleged role in the 1994 genocide that claimed some 800,000 lives.

Landmark Rwanda genocide trial opens in France

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 18:10

The landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity in the genocide that left 800,000 dead opened on Tuesday in Paris, the first of its kind in France.

France holds up mirror in Rwanda genocide trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 05:19

Through a ground-breaking trial, France is at last coming to terms with its much-criticised response to Rwanda`s genocide.

Syria refugee crisis ‘worse since Rwanda genocide’

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 11:00

The beleaguered refugees from Syria are fleeing the conflict-stricken country at an alarming rate, worse since Rwanda genocide of 1994, UN refugee chief Antonio Guterres said.

Rwanda genocide suspect arrested: Congo officials

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 21:41

Bernard Munyagishari was wanted on charges of genocide and other crimes. At least 500,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed during Rwanda`s genocide.

Rwanda ex-army chief jailed for 30 years over genocide

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 00:21

The UN court for Rwanda handed a 30-year prison sentence to former army chief Augustin Bizimungu for his role in the 1994 genocide in which around 800,000 people were killed.

Top Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in Uganda

Last Updated: Friday, July 02, 2010, 16:29

The suspect is accused of helping to orchestrate the mass killings in Rwanda.