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Theoneste Bagosora, architect of Rwanda genocide, dies at 80

Sep. 26, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Theoneste Bagosora, a former Rwandan army colonel regarded as the architect of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and Hutus who tried to protect them were killed, died in a hospital in Mali on Saturday. His son Achille...

'Hotel Rwanda' hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

Sep. 20, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” for saving hundreds of his countrymen from genocide was convicted of terrorism offenses Monday and sentenced to 25 years at a trial that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda's repressive government have...

A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired 'Hotel Rwanda,' Paul Rusesabagina, is guilty of terror-related offenses

Sep. 20, 2021 07:30 AM EDT
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired 'Hotel Rwanda,' Paul Rusesabagina, is guilty of terror-related offenses.