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US fought for right to launch fresh case against two Rwandans accepted by Australia

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Exclusive: court documents show US attorney wanted to be able to prosecute pair again for ‘horrendous’ crime, before they came to Australia in refugee swap dealTwo Rwandans accepted into Australia were accused of crimes so “grave” and “horrendous” that the United States fought for the right to prosecute them a second time, court documents show.The Australian government sparked controversy last month for accepting two Rwandan militants previously accused of murdering tourists in targeted 1999 attacks in the Bwindi Impenetrable national park in Uganda. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jun/12/us-fought-for-right-to-launch-fresh-case-against-two-rwandans-accepted-by-australia

Author : Christopher Knaus

Publish date : 2019-06-11 22:22:29

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