The appeals chamber ruled [judgment summary] that public statements by Gacumbitsi during the genocide encouraged the rape and killing of Tutsis, and that Gacumbitsi personally supervised massacres in Rwanda's Kinbungo province. The events in 1994 led by the Hutu government resulted in an estimated one million deaths, mostly of Tutsis. IRIN has more.
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