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France Sentences Rwandan for Genocide Role

A court in France has delivered the country's first ever conviction for genocide, sentencing a former Rwandan soldier to 25 years in prison. The Paris court found Pascal Simbikangwa guilty of genocide and complicity for crimes against humanity for his role in the 1994 massacre in Rwanda. The trial was the first in France to punish those responsible for the 100 days of violence that left an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus dead. France has faced criticism for not doing...

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