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UN warns of signs of genocide in CAR

Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief said Monday, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.

French Bank BNP Paribas faces lawsuit over Rwandan genocide

French investment bank BNP Paribas has been accused of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes related to the mass slaughter in 1994 that claimed more than 800,000 lives. Reuters reports that three non-government organisations…

Rwandan jailed for life for genocide crimes

A Rwandan man accused of leading and coordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass slaughter, Rwanda's high court said on Thursday. In the genocide, an…

Troops and court needed fast to avert South Sudan genocide

Council-mandated Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Yasmin Sooka. Photo Credit: Reuters. World powers can stop a "Rwanda-like" genocide in South Sudan if they immediately deploy a 4,000-strong protection force across the…

Rwanda investigates French officials over 1994 genocide

Officials in Rwanda have launched a probe into the involvement of some 20 French officials in the 1994 genocide in the country. There has been a contact between Rwandan prosecutors and French authorities over this move seeking full…

Catholic Church in Rwanda apologizes for role in genocide

The Catholic Church in Rwanda has officially said that it regretted the actions of clergymen and nuns who participated in the 1994 genocide. In a statement, the Catholic Church in Rwanda acknowledged that church members planned, aided and…