Burundi 'slides to authoritarian rule'

2012-11-30 12:55

Burundi, a small central African nation with a long history of rebellion, unrest and inter-ethnic killings, is sliding into authoritarianism, analysts warn.

Rwandan charged with plotting genocide

2012-02-03 13:51

A Rwanda sought by the authorities in Kigali over the 1994 genocide and deported by Canada after a long legal battle, has been charged with plotting genocide, incitement and distribution of arms.

Ex-Rwandan mayor convicted of genocide

2011-11-17 16:30

The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda has found former mayor Gregoire Ndahimana guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity for planning the slaughter of more than 2 000 Tutsi refugees in 1994.

Germany indicts Hutu leaders

2010-12-17 14:32

German prosecutors say that two senior Rwandan Hutu rebel leaders have been indicted on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes.

40 Rwandan rebels return home

2010-08-20 14:33

About 40 Hutu rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda have returned home voluntarily from the neighbouring DRC, officials say.

Hutu leaders held in Germany

2009-11-17 15:41

German federal prosecutors say they have arrested two Rwandan men suspected of issuing orders to a mostly Hutu militia that carried out crimes against humanity on DRC civilians.


Hutu extremists 'attack' Rwandan forces

2012-11-27 13:03

Hutu extremists based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have crossed into Rwanda and attacked its forces along the border, the Rwandan army says.

Kagame 'not excited' by genocide report

2012-01-16 07:56

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he’s “not very excited” by a report released by a French commission that found that the 1994 downing of Rwandan leader Juvenal Habyarimana's jet came from a military camp and not Tutsi rebels.

France sends Rwandan Hutu to ICC

2011-01-25 15:03

France is transferring exiled Rwandan Hutu rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana to the ICC to face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, prosecutors say.

DRC rapists 'hunted all night'

2010-09-08 21:25

Hutu rebels and their militia allies blamed for the mass rape of 284 women in the DRC “hunted all night’ and raped old and young alike, one of the survivors says.

Rebels tired of forest hideouts

2010-04-07 10:16

A DRC female former Hutu rebel fighter did a little jig when she told of her pleasure at being able to escape her one-time base in the dense forest.

DRC troops run amok

2009-10-16 09:41

Congolese soldiers killed 50 Hutu refugees and raped around 40 women in an attack on refugee camps in eastern DR Congo, the UN says.

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