Rwandans arrested in UK over 1994 genocide

[BBC news website]

Five Rwandans have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police on suspicion of involvement in the 1994 genocide in their home country.

It follows an extradition request from Rwandan prosecutors, who want them to face trial for crimes against humanity.

In 2009, four of the men won a High Court battle to halt extradition after senior judges ruled there was “a real risk” they would not get a fair trial.

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