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27 September 2011 by Franck Petit

During his first visit to France since the 1994 genocide Rwandan President Paul Kagame repeated his will to “move forward”, to “overcome past disputes” and enter without delay into the second phase of reconciliation.

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10 March 2010 by Thijs Bouwknegt

Sixteen years after the assassination of former Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana, his widow Agathe Kanziga Habyarimana is facing seven counts of genocide and the possibility of being extradited to Rwanda. She was arrested on March 2nd in the Parisian suburb of Courcouronnes, where she had been living for the last twelve years.

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02 June 2010 by -

French police last Wednesday arrested Eugene Rwamucyo, a doctor suspected of involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

Rwamucyo was arrested near Paris while attending the funeral of Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza, who was convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on genocide charges and who died in prison in Benin while serving his sentence.

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06 September 2010 by -

The European Union has called into question the legality of France’s expulsion of Roma migrants.

In August France expelled 1,000 Roma from illegal camps around the country. It brings the total this year to nearly 9,000. President Nicolas Sarkozy blames the Roma for a rise in crime. But critics accuse him of using the issue to boost his flagging popularity before elections in 2012.

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