France Boycotts Rwanda Genocide Anniversary

The French government has pulled out of the genocide commemoration in Rwanda following accusations that it was involved.

VIDEO: Former French FM Calls Rwanda Genocide Claim 'Insulting'

Alain Juppé, who was French foreign minister at the time of the Rwandan genocide 20 years ago, says accusations by Kigali that France carries ... see more »


Thousands of mostly Hutu refugees fled across the border to Congo in the face of advancing Rwanda Patriotic Front, in the last days of the genocide.

  • Rwanda:  French Minister Boycotts Genocide Memorial

    Radio France Internationale, 6 April 2014

    France's former foreign affairs minister Bernard Kouchner denied Rwandan President Paul Kagame's charge of French "direct participation" in the 1994 genocide, speaking to RFI in... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Kagame Repeats Charges of French Part in 1994 Genocide

    Radio France Internationale, 5 April 2014

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame has repeated charges that France too part in the 1994 genocide that ravaged his country and preceded the victory of his Rwandan Patriotic more »