Rwanda genocide: French officials face investigation

Rwanda genocide: French officials face investigation
 

Rwanda has opened a formal investigation into 20 French officials it says are suspected of involvement in the genocide of 1994.
Chief prosecutor Richard Muhumuza said French authorities had been contacted and full co-operation was expected.
Relations between the two countries have been strained since the mass killings.
About 800,000 people, mostly Tutsis, died at the hands of Hutu extremists during the Rwandan genocide.
At the centre of the dispute is the role of France as a close ally of the Hutu nationalist government of Juvenal Habyarimana prior to the mass killings.
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