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Rwanda May Have Committed Genocide in Congo, UN Says

Rwandan soldiers may have committed genocide and six other countries are suspected of war crimes or crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1993 to 2003, the United Nations said.

A so-called mapping report, published by the UN’s human-rights agency today, details more than 600 “gross violations of human rights and/or international law” by rebel groups and the armies of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Angola, Zimbabwe and Chad. Rwandan soldiers in particular may be guilty of genocide for the deliberate killing of ethnic Hutu refugees, according to the report.