Rwanda official on trial in Belgium over 1994 genocide

2019-11-04 20:33

A former senior Rwandan official has gone on trial in Belgium accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide in his country.

France closes probe into 1994 attack on Rwanda president: legal sources

2017-12-21 17:24

French anti-terror judges have ended an investigation into the missile attack on a plane that killed former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, sparking Rwanda's 1994 genocide, legal sources say.

Rwandan man involved in 1994 genocide gets 15-year sentence

2017-03-02 22:28

A judge has ordered a 15-year prison term for a Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the US after helping carry out deadly attacks during his country's 1994 genocide.

Rwanda: Catholic bishops apologise for role in 1994 genocide

2016-11-21 13:43

The Catholic Church in Rwanda is apologising for the church's role in the 1994 genocide, a statement says.

Kagame warns of 'showdown' with France over genocide probe

2016-10-11 06:00

Rwandan leader Paul Kagame has warned of a "showdown" with Paris after French investigators last week said they would reopen a probe into the genocide-triggering assassination of president Juvenal Habyarimana.

Rwanda genocide trial opens in Sweden

2015-09-16 17:32

A Rwandan-born man charged with genocide and other crimes during the 1994 ethnic massacres in the central African country has gone on trial.

Burundi on knife edge over president's possible 3rd-term run

2015-04-23 15:09

Any move by Burundi’s president to run for a third term risks undermining a peace deal that has kept the east African country calm since civil war ended a decade ago.

Rwanda welcomes declassification of genocide documents

2015-04-08 12:11

Rwanda's justice minister has welcomed France's declassification of documents relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role.

Rwanda genocide appeal trial opens in Norway

2014-08-26 17:47

A Rwandan man sentenced to a 21-year prison term in Norway over involvement in the 1994 genocide in the east African country has maintained his innocence.

Rwandan rebels say more to surrender in DRC

2014-06-06 10:08

A second wave of Rwandan rebels from a group linked to the 1994 genocide in their homeland will turn themselves in on 9 June in the eastern DRC, a leader of the group says.


Living through the horrors of genocide: humanitarian workers in Rwanda

2018-01-19 14:08

It is shocking to see, from 1994 onwards, the extent to which humanitarian workers in Rwanda became regular eyewitnesses to violence, murder and large-scale massacres, writes The Conversation.

Rwandan academic gets life in jail over 1994 genocide

2017-07-16 20:09

A government official says a prominent Rwandan academic has been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of genocide.

Rwandan man involved in 1994 genocide faces US prison term

2017-03-02 10:16

A federal judge is expected to sentence a Rwandan man for lying to gain citizenship in the US after helping carry deadly attacks during the country's 1994 genocide.

Netherlands extradites 2 genocide suspects to Rwanda

2016-11-13 14:32

An official says two Rwandan men accused of participating in the 1994 genocide against Tutsis have arrived in Kigali, Rwanda, following their extradition from the Netherlands.

Genocide case dropped against Rwanda priest in France

2015-10-06 17:26

French judges have dropped the case against Rwandan priest Wenceslas Munyeshyaka for his alleged role in the country's 1994 genocide, a judicial source says.

Rwanda genocide court to close its doors after 21 years

2015-07-17 10:18

In 1994, up to one million people were slaughtered in the space of just 100 days in Rwanda. The court set up to try those responsible is to close its doors at the end of the year, as only one case is still being appealed.

Rwanda: French genocide papers could answer 'dark' questions

2015-04-08 19:04

Rwanda says France’s declaration of documents relating to the 1994 genocide will shed light on unanswered questions over the mass killings, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role.

Court upholds life terms for Rwanda ex-ruling party bosses

2014-09-29 12:07

The UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda has upheld the life sentences for two former heads of the ex-ruling party for genocide crimes committed in 1994.

Rwanda court upholds 30-yr sentence for ex-army chief

2014-06-30 14:55

The UN court for Rwanda has upheld a 30-year-jail term for former chief Augustin Bizimungu for his role in the 1994 genocide during which he called for the murder of minority Tutsis.

US slams Rwanda over press freedom

2014-06-05 07:46

The US has expressed deep concern over the arrest and disappearances of dozens of Rwandans over the last two months.

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