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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-10-31

HRW controversy: Rwanda rejects accusations of extrajudicial killings

In July, the NGO Human Rights Watch published a report claiming that the Rwandan security services were responsible for the extrajudicial killings of 37 people - for crimes as minor as stealing cattle, motorbikes, or food. In response, Rwanda's National Commission for Human Rights rubbished the allegations, claiming that some of the allegedly deceased were still alive, while others had died of natural causes. FRANCE 24's Thais Brouck conducted his own investigation.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.

By Thaïs BROUCK

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Rony BRAUMAN

Professor, Sciences Po Paris

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2018-02-23 Internet

How French cyber police are patrolling the 'Dark Web'

The "Dark Web" is a part of the internet that can only be accessed with a special browser. One of its main features is a huge quantity of illegal marketplaces selling drugs,...

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2018-02-22 France

'It's a jungle': Living on the street in the City of Light

A tally of homeless people in Paris last week counted at least 3,000 people sleeping rough in the capital. The French government is being criticised for not sticking to its...

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2018-02-21 Europe

Italy helps integrate asylum seekers through training

Italy is one of Europe's main arrival points for migrants, but processing each asylum request can take up to two years. That's a long period of forced idleness for asylum...

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2018-02-20 Africa

Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

Cobalt is an essential component of batteries for smartphones and electric cars. Around 60% of it comes from just one country, DR Congo – and most of the metal is exported to...

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2018-02-19 Europe

What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

One in five prison beds in Germany are empty. The figures from German juvenile offenders' institutions are even more striking: the rate of youth crime fell by half between 2007...

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