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Dozens of Hutu refugees flee fighting between Hutus and Tutsis in Kigali, Rwanda, in April 1994, about a month before an internal White House email on the possible consequences of calling the killings a genocide.
June 6, 2014 A legal adviser to President Clinton wrote in 1994 that concluding that the situation in the central African country amounted to genocide "does not create a legal obligation ... to stop it."
NPR's Jackie Northam reporting from Rwanda during the country's genocide in 1994.
April 10, 2014 NPR's Jackie Northam was a freelance reporter based in Kenya when the Rwandan genocide erupted. In this essay, she recalls covering those terrible events and trying to make sense of them afterward.
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December 20, 2012 An international criminal court has found former Rwandan minister Augustin Ngirabatware guilty of genocide and other crimes, sentencing him to 35 years in prison for his role in the Hutu-led government's murder of ethnic Tutsis on an epic scale. The trial is the last stemming from events 18 years ago.
Former Rwandan army chief General Augustin Bizimungu in July, 1994.
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May 17, 2011 The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda convicted former Rwandan General Augustin Bizimungu on charges of crimes against humanity and sentenced him to 30 years in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide that killed as many as 800,000 Rwandans.
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