Genocide witnesses 'being killed'
The Rwandan Government has been urged to halt the murder and intimidation of potential witnesses to the genocide in 1994 during which 800,000 people died. An organisation representing survivors of the genocide, Ibuka, says a number of people have been killed this year. Spokesman Benoit Kaboyi says witnesses are being silenced in an attempt to undermine a rural justice system introduced in Rwanda 18 months ago. Gacaca courts are meant to clear the backlog of pending genocide trials. Full Story