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Rwandan genocide suspect seeks political asylum in South Africa after arrest, further delaying extradition

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2023
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One of the last remaining suspects accused of orchestrating the brutal killings of some of the hundreds of thousands of people massacred in the Rwandan genocide nearly 30 years ago will apply for political asylum in South Africa after he was finally tracked down and arrested, his lawyer said Tuesday, The move will potentially further delay Fulgence Kayishema's extradition to his home country to face long-awaited justice at a genocide trial. Kayishema, a former police officer in Rwanda, is one of the last four fugitives being sought by the United...

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