` Paris Court has sentenced ` Pascal Simbikangwa ‘ to 25-years in jail for Genocide and Crimes against Humanity’

#AceWorldNews A Paris court has sentenced Pascal Simbikangwa, a former army captain and intelligence officer, to 25 years in jail for genocide and crimes against humanity in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide where up to 800,000 Tutsis and Hutus died.

Simbikangwa was arrested in 2008 on the French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean.

Throughout the six-week trial he maintained that he was the victim of a “witch-hunt” originating from the now ruling Tutsis, and insisted he had never seen any of the bodies that littered the towns and roads of Rwanda at the time.

BBC – RT – AP – AFP

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