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Uganda Arrests Rwanda Genocide Suspect on Belgian Warrant

Uganda has arrested a Belgian citizen of Rwandan origin wanted by a court in his adopted homeland for involvement in the 1994 genocide, police said Friday.

Thaddee Kwitonda, 51, was detained in Kampala on Thursday after police tracked his movements for several months, police spokesman Asuman Mugenyi told AFP.

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Rwandan ex-Minister Handed Life Term for Genocide

The U.N. court for Rwanda on Thursday handed a life sentence to a former youth minister found guilty of being among the top planners of the 1994 genocide.

Callixte Nzabonimana was found guilty of genocide, plotting to commit genocide, incitement to commit genocide and extermination.

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U.N. Court Transfers 4th Genocide Case File to Rwanda

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is to transfer a fourth case file of a genocide suspect to Rwandan courts as part of its winding up strategy, court papers showed Wednesday.

The case is that of the fugitive former mayor of Nyakizu, Ladislas Ntaganzwa.

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