Media Execs Get Life Sentences for Role in Genocide A U.N. tribunal convicted and sentenced a radio news director and a newspaper editor to life imprisonment Wednesday for their role in promoting the 1994 Rwandan genocide -- the first trial of media workers by an international court in more than 50 years. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Sharon LaFraniere of The New York Times, who is covering the trial in Tanzania.
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Media Execs Get Life Sentences for Role in Genocide

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Media Execs Get Life Sentences for Role in Genocide

Media Execs Get Life Sentences for Role in Genocide

Media Execs Get Life Sentences for Role in Genocide

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A U.N. tribunal convicted and sentenced a radio news director and a newspaper editor to life imprisonment Wednesday for their role in promoting the 1994 Rwandan genocide — the first trial of media workers by an international court in more than 50 years. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Sharon LaFraniere of The New York Times, who is covering the trial in Tanzania.