Rwanda: Genocide suspect pleads not guilty

Reading time 2 min.
Flag of Rwanda
Flag of Rwanda

One of the top suspects in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide has pleaded not guilty to war crimes charges during his first appearance at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), reports [Al Jazeera->

]. Idelphonse Nizeyimana, is accused of organizing the killing of thousands, including the former Tutsi Queen. He was an intelligence chief at the time of the genocide, in which over 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus died. Mr. Nizeyimana has been on the run for 15 years. He was captured in Uganda earlier this month.

Rwanda  Read latest news and features from Rwanda : business, politics, culture, life & style, entertainment and sports
Support Follow Afrik-News on Google News