Rwanda

    A UN tribunal reduced the jail terms on Nov. 28 of three Rwandan journalists convicted of fanning the 1994 genocide by inciting Hutu extremists to slaughter Tutsis. The Tanzania-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in 2003 handed defendants Ferdinand Nahimana and Hassan Ngeze life imprisonment sentences while a third one, Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza, got 35 years. Nahimana’s and Ndeze’s sentences were cut to 30 and 35 years respectively while Barayagwiza got his reduced by three years. (Reuters)

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