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France to investigate BNP Paribas over Rwandan genocide payments

By Michael Griffiths

27 September 2017

France to investigate BNP Paribas over Rwandan genocide payments BNP Paribas (Credit: BalkansCat)

An unusual mechanism in France’s legal system means French judges must investigate payments allegedly facilitated by French bank BNP Paribas during the Rwandan genocide.