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Rwandan Tribunal Charges Ex-military Officer Over Genocide

A Rwandan military tribunal began hearings on Thursday against a former army officer deported from Canada last month to face charges over Rwanda's 1994 genocide. Jean Claude Seyoboka is accused of genocide, planning genocide, and murder and rape as crimes against humanity. He was a second lieutenant in the army when unknown gunmen shot down a plane carrying the then-presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, triggering an uprising by militias from the majority Hutu ethnic group. The...

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