French court orders Rwandan rebel leader to face ICC

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A French court has ordered the extradition of Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana to face trial at the International Criminal Court.

Mr Mbarushimana is accused of 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo last year.

His ethnic Hutu FDLR group is at the heart of years of conflict in eastern DR Congo, near Rwanda.

Arrested in France last month, he has previously denied war crimes charges.

Mr Mbarushimana faces five counts of crimes against humanity and six counts of war crimes, including charges of murder, torture, rape, inhumane acts and persecution, and destruction of property....

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