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Turning a blind eye: Documents suggest France allowed Rwandan genocide suspects to flee

FRANCE 24 has obtained new documents about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. They appear to show that there were disagreements between France's Élysée palace and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about whether or not to arrest those responsible for the Rwandan genocide in 1994.


Also, for the first time in its history, Burkina Faso is struggling to deal with widespread internal displacement. Extremists have become more active in the country and tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes this year alone.

And we head to the sixth Amani festival in DR Congo. It's held in Goma and organisers hope that the annual celebrations can help diffuse tensions caused by decades of violent instability in the region.

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