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Pope asks forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis asked on Monday for forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the Church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide, saying the violence had "disfigured the..
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Swedish court upholds life sentence in Rwanda genocide case

A Swedish court of appeal on Wednesday upheld the life imprisonment verdict it gave to a man for genocide during the Rwanda conflict in 1994.

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News video: Rwanda 23 Years Later

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It's been 23 years since the genocide in Rwanda, and the scars it has left serve as a painful reminder for humanity.
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News video: Rwandans welcome Pope's plea for forgiveness

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Rwandans welcome a plea for pardon by Pope Francis, who has begged for God's forgiveness for "the sins and failings of the Church and its members" implicated in the 1994 Rwanda genocide..
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Troops and court needed fast to avert South Sudan genocide – U.N. | Reuters

By Tom Miles | GENEVA GENEVA World powers can stop a "Rwanda-like" genocide in South Sudan if they immediately deploy a 4,000-strong protection force across the country and set up a court to prosecute..
Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India

EXCLUSIVE – South Africa holds South Sudan rebel Machar as ‘guest’ | Reuters

By Ed Cropley | JOHANNESBURG JOHANNESBURG South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar, who fled to Democratic Republic of Congo in August after fierce fighting, is being held in South Africa to stop him..

New Rwanda genocide film should spur action on IS crimes - prosecutor

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Islamic State militants must be brought to justice for the sexual enslavement of Yazidis in Iraq, a prominent American lawyer said ahead of the release of a film..
Reuters India

Rights groups press for French army probe on Rwanda genocide | Reuters

PARIS Human rights groups are demanding that French soldiers active in Rwanda in 1994 be formally put under investigation on suspicion of complicity in the genocide at that time. More than 800,000..
Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India

U.N. says ill-prepared for Rwanda-style descent in Burundi

GENEVA (Reuters) - Burundi's political violence threatens to spiral into an ethnic or regional conflict but the United Nations is less equipped to deal with it than it was in Rwanda before the genocide..
Reuters India

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