A man who saved hundreds of Rwandan’s during the country’s 1994 genocide and later fled into exile has been arrested by authorities in Kigali as part of an “international operation”.
A court in Belgium has convicted 71-year-old Rwandan official Fabien Neretse on charges of genocide over his involvement in the 1994 atrocity that killed an estimated 800,000 people.
Former Rwandan official Fabien Neretse went on trial in Belgium on Monday, charged with his involvement in the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.
Rwanda buried the remains of almost 85,000 victims from the country’s 1994 genocide on Saturday.
Kigali is calling on France to admit allegations are true that it was implicated in the Rwanda genocide, which killed an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis.
Rwanda is investigating the roles of numerous senior French officers and politicians linked to the country’s 1994 genocide.
Rwanda genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa has been flown into the country from Democratic Republic of Congo to stand trial.