Rwandan genocide trial: ‘Bucyibaruta was a very powerful actor’ during the 1994 Tutsi genocide


France 24 reports: Laurent Bucyibaruta is the highest-ranking Rwandan to have faced trial in France over the 1994 massacre in which an estimated 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus died in 100 days of mass killings. He had control of over five or six hundred thousand people. And he was notorious, even in the lead-up to the genocide, for giving these very inflammatory speeches inciting the local population to go out and kill their Tutsi neighbours.

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