Defendant in Rwanda genocide trial in France says was "mere agent"

By Reuters | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 16:41 PM

By Chine Labbe

PARIS, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Rwanda's former intelligence director denied charges of crimes against humanity and complicity in the 1994 genocide and told a Paris court on Wednesday he did not participate in "the descent into chaos" in his homeland.

On the second day of the high-profile trial, Pascal Simbikangwa sought to minimise his role in the three-month wave of bloodletting that killed...

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