French court sentences Rwandan ex-soldier for genocide role

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:59 PM

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PARIS, March 14 (Reuters) - A Paris court sentenced a former Rwandan soldier to 25 years in jail on Friday for his role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, in France's first trial to punish those responsible for the three-month wave of violence.

The court found Pascal Simbikangwa, 54, described by prosecutors as a former soldier who rose to ...

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