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Human rights groups are demanding that French soldiers active in Rwanda in 1994 be formally put under investigation on suspicion of complicity in the genocide at that time. France, an ally of the Rwandan government that ruled before the genocide, stayed away from last year's 20-year commemoration after rebel-turned-president Paul Kagame renewed accusations of a direct French role in the killings. In the latest chapter of a long-running French investigation into the mass killing, the rights groups say they have documents showing the French army in late-June 1994 abandoned hundreds of Tutsis who were slain days later in the hills of Bisesero in western Rwanda.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The married couple dubbed the "San Francisco witch killers" seemed locked away for good when each was sentenced to 75 years to life for three Northern California murders three decades ago.