Rwanda seeks extradition from France of genocide suspect uncovered by Mediapart

By Théo Englebert

The Rwandan authorities have issued an international warrant for the arrest and extradition of Aloys Ntiwiragabo, a former head of the country’s military intelligence who is accused of playing a key role in the 1994 genocide in which an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered, after an investigation by Mediapart revealed that he had settled with his wife in the French town of Orléans.

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Rwanda has issued an international arrest warrant against Aloys Ntiwiragabo, a former head of Rwandan military intelligence who is suspected of playing a key role in planning and supervising the genocide in the African country in 1994, after Mediapart revealed he has been living with his wife in France for what appears to be the past 14 years.