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January 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
Aid workers packed to leave this northwestern town Sunday after Hutu militants executed three of their Spanish colleagues and wounded an American in the most serious rebel assault in Rwanda in more than two years. The victims of Saturday night's attack on three aid offices were medical volunteers with the Spanish branch of Doctors of the World. Three Rwandan soldiers also died. There was no report of casualties from the other two aid groups hit--Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children.
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July 13, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
European police arrested three men wanted by the United Nations for crimes against humanity during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, including the country's former finance minister and a priest. In Geneva, U.N. war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte identified the men as Emmanuel Ndindabahizi, a former finance minister arrested in Belgium; Emmanuel Rukundo, a former army chaplain who was taken into custody in Geneva; and Simon Bikindi, a musician and founder of a radio station that incited the killings.
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September 2, 1995 | Reuters
The U.N. tribunal on the Rwandan genocide will issue warrants soon against alleged leaders of the slaughter and will demand that countries where they have taken refuge hand them over, its chief judge said Friday. "We're confident the first indictments will be out by the end of the year," Richard Goldstone, a South African, said during a visit to the Rwandan capital. He said about 400 people are on a list of suspects.
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June 8, 2001 | From Times Wire Services
A Belgian court today found two Rwandan nuns guilty of war crimes in the African nation's 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered. The jury convicted the Roman Catholic nuns, Sisters Gertrude and Maria, of most of the counts of homicide against them. They were charged with helping Hutu extremists kill more than 5,000 people at their convent.
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August 30, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hutu zealots killed another Hutu refugee who had urged Rwandans to return home, continuing a deadly campaign of intimidation in Zaire's teeming refugee camps. The unidentified man was beaten and stoned to death Saturday in the Kitaku refugee camp, Ray Wilkinson, a spokesman for the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said.
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June 1, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Rwandan Hutu rebels have killed at least four people in raids into northwestern Rwanda from neighboring Congo, the army said. The rebels, most of whom fled to Congo after taking part in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, attacked a tiny hamlet near the border town of Gisenyi on May 24, killing between four and six people, a Rwandan army spokesman said. The rebels, who fled back into Congo after the attack, are believed to also be responsible for two other raids last week.
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February 5, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Gunmen ambushed a U.N. human rights team in a Hutu stronghold in southwestern Rwanda, killing five people in the third attack on international aid workers in recent weeks. Two human rights monitors, a Briton and a Cambodian, and two Rwandan local employees were killed immediately. A fifth man, also a Rwandan, was shot in the stomach and died after he underwent surgery. In Geneva, U.N.
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May 1, 1995 | From Associated Press
As the last of Rwanda's refugee camps was emptied Sunday, it was reported that 14 people had been beaten and stoned to death when they returned home, prompting a U.N. envoy to suggest it may be time to give peacekeepers the power to protect civilians. About 3,400 refugees were trucked back to their villages from the Ndera camp near Kigali, clearing the last official refugee center in the Central African country.
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December 14, 1992 | Associated Press
About 20,000 people marched in Rwanda's capital Sunday to protest increasing violence in the tiny Central African nation. Officials say an average of three people are killed daily in Kigali in political clashes.
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March 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Hutu rebels kidnapped seven Roman Catholic nuns and killed 20 civilians in two attacks, said army Capt. Peter Karimba in Gisenyi. He said 30 to 40 rebels attacked a church-run health center at 3 a.m., killing three civilians and taking the seven nuns hostage. Two hours later, 100 rebels attacked Kanama, 10 miles to the east, burning the local government building and killing 17 civilians, he said.
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June 1, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Rwandan Hutu rebels have killed at least four people in raids into northwestern Rwanda from neighboring Congo, the army said. The rebels, most of whom fled to Congo after taking part in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, attacked a tiny hamlet near the border town of Gisenyi on May 24, killing between four and six people, a Rwandan army spokesman said. The rebels, who fled back into Congo after the attack, are believed to also be responsible for two other raids last week.
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December 25, 1999 | From Associated Press
Machete-wielding Rwandan Hutu rebels attacked a resettlement camp in northwestern Rwanda, hacking to death at least 29 people and injuring scores of others, security officials said Friday. The attack occurred in Mutura, a border village 50 miles northwest of Kigali, Rwanda's capital, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Most of the victims were Tutsi civilians. The rebels had crossed over Thursday from Congo.
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December 15, 1998 | From Reuters
A Rwandan militia leader pleaded guilty before a United Nations court Monday to charges of genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the 1994 massacres of more than 800,000 people. He was formally convicted by the court's panel of three judges, who said the sentencing process will start Jan. 29.
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May 17, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A former Rwandan minister, fired because he demanded punishment for rogue soldiers carrying out revenge attacks against suspects in his nation's 1994 genocide, was fatally shot, a family friend said. Seth Sendashonga, who survived a assassination attempt in February 1996, was killed in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, along with his Rwandan driver, the friend said. Police refused to comment on the killings or whether any suspects were in custody.
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March 27, 1998 | Associated Press
Hutu rebels killed five high school students during attacks on two schools in northwestern Rwanda, where Hutu violence is increasing, a local official said Thursday. One of the attacks occurred Wednesday while President Clinton was in the capital, Kigali, promising to help Rwandans bring stability to their country, recovering from a 1994 genocide. The attacks were on schools in neighboring villages in a Hutu rebel stronghold about 55 miles northwest of Kigali.
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March 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Hutu rebels kidnapped seven Roman Catholic nuns and killed 20 civilians in two attacks, said army Capt. Peter Karimba in Gisenyi. He said 30 to 40 rebels attacked a church-run health center at 3 a.m., killing three civilians and taking the seven nuns hostage. Two hours later, 100 rebels attacked Kanama, 10 miles to the east, burning the local government building and killing 17 civilians, he said.
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March 27, 1998 | Associated Press
Hutu rebels killed five high school students during attacks on two schools in northwestern Rwanda, where Hutu violence is increasing, a local official said Thursday. One of the attacks occurred Wednesday while President Clinton was in the capital, Kigali, promising to help Rwandans bring stability to their country, recovering from a 1994 genocide. The attacks were on schools in neighboring villages in a Hutu rebel stronghold about 55 miles northwest of Kigali.
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February 16, 1997 | From Associated Press
Uniformed gunmen shot and killed a Rwandan Supreme Court justice at his home, his wife said Saturday. Two other people died in the assault. Three attackers opened fire as a car carrying Vincent Nkezabaganwa pulled into the driveway of his home in Kigali on Friday night. The gunmen killed Nkezabaganwa, his driver and a neighbor. It was not clear what kind of uniforms the attackers were wearing. Neighbors said security forces exchanged gunfire with the assailants, who escaped.
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February 16, 1997 | From Associated Press
Uniformed gunmen shot and killed a Rwandan Supreme Court justice at his home, his wife said Saturday. Two other people died in the assault. Three attackers opened fire as a car carrying Vincent Nkezabaganwa pulled into the driveway of his home in Kigali on Friday night. The gunmen killed Nkezabaganwa, his driver and a neighbor. It was not clear what kind of uniforms the attackers were wearing. Neighbors said security forces exchanged gunfire with the assailants, who escaped.
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February 5, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Gunmen ambushed a U.N. human rights team in a Hutu stronghold in southwestern Rwanda, killing five people in the third attack on international aid workers in recent weeks. Two human rights monitors, a Briton and a Cambodian, and two Rwandan local employees were killed immediately. A fifth man, also a Rwandan, was shot in the stomach and died after he underwent surgery. In Geneva, U.N.
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