A Look at Key Suspects in Rwanda’s Genocide

(AP/The Loop)A look at some of the top suspects and convicts in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide:

— Idelphonse Nizeyimana: Former deputy intelligence chief accused of orchestrating the killings of thousands of people. Police say he was arrested Monday in Uganda on charges of genocide, complicity in genocide, and direct and public incitement to commit genocide.

— Felicien Kabuga: Rwanda’s most wanted genocide suspect. A wealthy businessman, Kabuga has been on the run since he is accused of helping finance the genocide.

— Gregoire Ndahimana: Former mayor in Rwanda. He is in custody and pleaded not guilty to planning the massacres on Tutsis who had sought refuge at the Nyange Parish.

— Callixte Kalimanzira: A former interior minister in Rwanda. He has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for tricking thousands of people to hide on a hill, only to watch them get slaughtered by militias.

— Col. Theoneste Bagosora: Former director of Rwanda’s Ministry of Defense. He is appealing a life sentence after being convicted of using his position to direct Hutu soldiers to kill Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

— Augustin Ngirabatware: A former Rwandan minister accused of diverting funds from international donors to murderous militias. He is in custody, charged with genocide and crimes against humanity, and has pleaded not guilty. Ngirabatware is the son-in-law of Felicien Kabuga.

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