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Rwanda: death penalty: sergeant of the Rwanda Patriotic Army (RPA)

, Index number: AFR 47/001/1996

A sergeant in the RPA, name unknown, sentenced to death for the murder of three civilians by court martial on 28 December 1995, has the right to appeal within 30 days of the sentence. AI fears that he may be executed after remarks attributed to the Vice-President of Rwanda implying that soldiers who killed people would be executed.

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