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Rwandan Military Court Overrules Legal Challenge

A Rwandan military court has ruled it is competent to try 14 civilians accused of involvement in terrorism. On Friday, a judge turned away a legal challenge to the court's competency by lawyers for the accused. A trial of 14 civilians and two ex-soldiers restarted at the military tribunal this week after a three-month adjournment. The defendants are charged with belonging to terrorist movements and with involvement in an alleged terrorist campaign last September, when grenades...

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