More Than 800,000 Killed in Rwanda – Genocide Suspects Live Large

The Saturday Profile Toiling to Bring Rwanda Genocide Suspects to Justice By MAÏA de la BAUME

REIMS, France — ABOVE his desk in a peaceful and tidy townhouse with pots of geraniums hanging from the windowsills and walls covered with photos of his children, Alain Gauthier keeps 24 files labeled with the names of some of the men and women accused in one of the most appalling crimes of the 20th century.


Photo credit: Catalina Martin-Chico for The New York Times

Mr. Gauthier and his wife, Dafroza, have been collecting information for 13 years on each of the 24 Rwandan men and women they suspect of having participated in their country’s 1994 genocide.

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