Genocide trial starts

TANZANIA -The trial of a Rwandan official accused of being one of the main instigators of the 1994 genocide opened yesterday at the UN war crimes tribunal in Tanzania.

TANZANIA -The trial of a Rwandan official accused of being one of the main instigators of the 1994 genocide opened yesterday at the UN war crimes tribunal in Tanzania.

Tharcisse Renzaho has been charged with genocide, complicity to commit genocide, assassination as a crime against humanity, assassination as a war crime and rape.

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda have focused on what they allege was Renzhao's involvement in killing Tutsis. - Sapa-AFP

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