The court allowed in part two of Muhimana's 16 grounds of appeal. With two judges dissenting, the majority overturned the trial court's finding of criminal responsibility for the rapes of two Tutsi victims, but unanimously upheld convictions on the rapes of five others. The court unanimously upheld his conviction for genocide, dismissed his other grounds of appeal, and upheld his life sentence. Up to 77 percent of ethnic Tutsi's were killed in the 1994 Rwandan genocide [PBS report]. AP has more.
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