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10/09/2014

African press review 10 September 2014

Nigerian police are missing after a Boko Haram attack. SA police deny political pressure ahead of the Marikana massacre. A witness at the ICC Kenya trial recants.
Paul Barril
01/07/2014 - France - Africa

Former French government agent with Rwanda role hospitalised

Paul Barril, a high-profile former military officer and alleged clandestine agent of the French government during the Rwandan genocide, was hospitalised on Monday after an armed standoff with police ...
British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R) with other dignitaries at the commemoration of the Rwandan genocide this year
31/05/2014 - France - Rwanda

Two to face trial in France over Rwandan genocide

Two former Rwandan local officials are to face trial in France for their alleged participation in the 1994 genocide.
François Hollande with Armenian President Serge Sarkissian and singer Charles Aznavour (C) on Monday
13/05/2014 - France - Armenia

Hollande calls for special treatment for Russia-linked Armenia in EU trade deal

French President François Hollande has called for an “exceptional formula” to allow Armenia to have free-trade deals with both the European Union (EU) and with Russia.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
25/04/2014 - France - Turkey - Armenia

Erdogan condolences to Armenians not enough, Hollande

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s expression of condolences to Armenians was an “advance” but not enough, French President François Hollande said on Thursday at a ...
21/04/2014 - Rwanda genocide 20 years

Killing your neighbour first—Murambi massacre remembered

In a little valley surrounded by hills outside of Butare, Rwanda’s second city, sits Murambi Technical School.
Rwanda remembers the Murambi massacre
21/04/2014 - International report

Rwanda remembers the Murambi massacre

In Rwanda, today marks the 20th anniversary of one of the biggest attacks during the 1994 genocide: the Murambi massacre.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame speaks at this week's commemoration ceremony in Kigali's Amohoro stadium
11/04/2014 - France - Rwanda

France arrests Rwandan genocide suspect again

French police have arrested a Rwandan genocide suspect despite a previous ruling that he could not be extradited.
Hutu refugees greet French soldiers arriving in a camp outside Butare on this 3 July 1994
10/04/2014 - Analysis: France - Rwanda

Twenty years after genocide France and Rwanda give different versions of history

Paul Kagame's renewed accusations led Paris to boycott Monday’s genocide commemoration ceremony in Kigali, but also sparked considerable soul-searching over the allegations in the French ...
Monday's commemoration of the 1994 genocide
10/04/2014 - France - Rwanda

French court refuses to extradite Rwanda genocide suspect

A French court has refused to extradite a Rwandan accused of killing 349 people during the country's 1994 genocide in the week that the country commemorates the killings and its president renews ...
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