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  • France arrests Rwandan President's widow, accused in Rwanda genocide

    France arrests Rwandan President's widow, accused in Rwanda genocide

    On Tuesday, France arrested Rwandan President's widow, Agathe Habyarimana, wife of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose 1994 murder sparked the Rwanda genocide. Her arrest signals a greater French willingness to tackle Hutu exiles accused of involvement in Rwanda's mass killings.

  • France arrests doctor accused in Rwanda genocide

    On Wednesday France arrested a Hutu doctor wanted at home on charges of involvement in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Analysts say it may demonstrate a French shift in how it handles Rwandan exiles facing war crimes charges.