Keyword: génocide

French court blocks extradition of Rwanda genocide suspects

Paris Court of Cassation ruled that the three Hutu men wanted by Rwanda cannot be tried for a crime that was not defined in law when committed.

Rwandan army captain in landmark French genocide trial

Pascal Simbikangwa is the first Rwandan to be tried in France in relation to the 1994 genocide that left up to 800,000 dead.

Turkey blasts French passage of genocide law

French Senate's approval of a law criminalizing denial of genocide, notably that of Armenians by the Ottomans, prompts furious reaction in Turkey.

French Senate to vote on 'genocide' bill in January

The French Senate is to vote by the end of the month on a bill making it illegal to deny that the mass killing of Armenians was genocide.

Turkey warns France over genocide bill

Franco-Turkish relations are nearing crisis point amid increasingly strained ties between Ankara and the European Union.

France urges Turkey to recognize Armenian genocide

French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged Turkey to recognize the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide, angering Ankara.