The trial of a former Rwandan minister, who allegedly coordinated the killing of Tutsis, began this week before the UN war crimes tribunal set up to deal with the 1994 genocide in the small African country. Callixte Kalimanzira, former Acting Minister of Interior from April-May 1994, is charged with genocide, complicity in genocide and with direct and public incitement to commitment genocide, and pleaded not guilty to all three counts in November 1995. The defendant, who surrendered to authorities on November 8 1995, allegedly organized the killing of Tutsis in Butare prefecture between April 6 and 19 1994. (UN News Service)

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