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Today The Raw Story published an article from Reuters titled “French privacy rights group tells Google to change policy.”
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Today BBC News Africa published an article titled “Rwandan genocide: Sweden jails Stanislas Mbanenande.”
The article reads:
A Swedish court has sentenced a man of Rwandan origin to life in jail for his part in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in which some 800,000 people were killed.
Stanislas Mbanenande, now a Swedish citizen, was found guilty of taking part in several massacres of mainly ethnic Tutsis in the 100-day genocide.
The court in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, agreed he had played a leading role among Hutu extremists.
He is the first person in Sweden to be found guilty of genocide.
IN OTHER NEWS
Today Think Progress published an article titled “Leading ‘Ex-Gay’ Organization Closes, Apologizes To LGBT Community.”
The article’s author Josh Israel writes:
Exodus International, one of the nation’s most prominent coalitions of groups promoting harmful “ex-gay” therapy, announced Wednesday that it was disbanding and apologized to the LGBT community for the massive harm it has caused to many. Alan Chambers, the group’s president, issued a written apology, acknowledging that his organization hurt many.
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