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Life sentence sought in France’s first Rwanda genocide trial

French prosecutors are seeking a life term for a Rwandan ex-soldier accused of participating in the country's 1994 genocide, in a verdict...

U.N. inquiry aims to prevent genocide in Central African Republic

The head of a United Nations commission of inquiry into violence in Central African Republic expressed alarm on Monday over the level...

Central African Republic interim leader denies genocide threat

Central African Republic transitional leader Michel Djotodia on Saturday denied European assertions that his country was on the brink of genocide and...

UN court convicts former Rwandan mayor of genocide

The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda found former mayor Gregoire Ndahimana guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity on Thursday for...

Rwanda genocide court rejects ex-colonel’s appeal

The appeals chamber at the UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda upheld the 25-year prison sentence on former military officer Ephrem Setako...

Obama orders measures to help US stop atrocities

President Barack Obama ordered new measures to boost the US ability to stop mass atrocities such as genocide and bar perpetrators of...

Sweden to extradite genocide suspect to Rwanda

Sweden will extradite a Rwandan to face charges related to crimes carried out during the genocide in the African country more than...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...