France braces for historians’ report over Rwanda genocide failings

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    A commission of historians will after two years work on Friday submit to President Emmanuel Macron a potentially explosive report scrutinising the role played by France during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.

    FRANCE 24’s French politics editor Marc Perelman explains there have long been claims that France, then ruled by late president Francois Mitterrand, did not do enough to halt the massacres that left at least 800,000 people dead, mainly among the Tutsi ethnic minority, and was even complicit in the crimes.

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