Police Arrest 3 Suspects in Rwandan Genocide

From Times Wire Reports

European police arrested three men wanted by the United Nations for crimes against humanity during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, including the country's former finance minister and a priest.

In Geneva, U.N. war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte identified the men as Emmanuel Ndindabahizi, a former finance minister arrested in Belgium; Emmanuel Rukundo, a former army chaplain who was taken into custody in Geneva; and Simon Bikindi, a musician and founder of a radio station that incited the killings. He was arrested in the Dutch city of Leiden.

From April to July 1994, government-orchestrated massacres in Rwanda left more than 800,000 people dead, most of them Tutsis or politically moderate Hutus.

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