US detains Rwanda genocide suspect Michael Sung at 1:52 PM ET
[JURIST] Rwandan Foreign Minister Charles Murigande [official profile] announced Friday the arrest of Rwandan genocide suspect Isaac Kamali [fugitive list profile] by US authorities at the Philadelphia International Airport while Kamali was attempting to enter the United States earlier this week. Murigande hopes that Kamali, a former senior official with the Ministry of Public Works who holds dual-citizenship from France, will be extradited to Rwanda to face trial for allegedly participating in the killing, looting, and destruction of property held by Tutsis during the 1994 Rwandan genocide [BBC backgrounder]. It is unclear whether French authorities will contest the extradition, which might be complicated by Kamali's use of a French passport to enter the United States. French law prohibits the extradition of French nationals to other countries.
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