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In Retrospective, Rwanda Genocide Tribunal Mostly Hailed

At the end of this month, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) will be closing its doors.  The United Nations Security Council established the court in 1994 after the genocide in which Hutu militants killed some 800,000 Tutsis and politically moderate Hutu. Twenty years later, the ICTR has indicted 93 people, convicted 61 and acquitted 14. Observers say the tribunal’s mission – to apprehend and prosecute those behind the Rwandan genocide – represented a historic...

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