Rwandan MP convicted of genocide

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Beatrice Nirere was convicted by a Gacaca traditional community court set up to deal with 1994 genocide cases.

The Rwandan Patriotic Front member had denied helping set up road blocks where ethnic Tutsis were killed and chairing meetings to plan the massacre.

Some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed in the 100-day slaughter.

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