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FILE - In this Friday, April 4, 2014 file photo, the skulls and bones of some of those who were slaughtered as they sought refuge inside the church are laid out as a memorial to the thousands who were killed in and around the Catholic church during the 1994 genocide in Ntarama, Rwanda. The Paris appeals court on Friday upheld a decision to end a years-long investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

French court OKs end to Rwanda genocide investigation

Jul. 3, 2020 8:21 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Paris appeals court on Friday upheld a decision to end a years-long investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence. The probe has damaged France-Rwanda relations for years, because it targeted several people close to...

France grants researcher access to restricted Rwanda files

Jun. 12, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative court on Friday granted a researcher access to restricted archives from the French presidency regarding the country's role before and during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The Council of State ruled that the French researcher, Francois Graner, has a...