Legislators call for enquiry in UN genocide warnings

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The number of IDPs in the interior of Pool region, which surrounds Brazzaville, remains unknown (IRIN)

A member of the US House of Representatives and a Belgian senator have called for an investigation into why the United Nations failed to act on advance warnings of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. US representative Cynthia McKinney and Belgian senator Alain Destexhe, say new evidence shows the UN knew who the genocide planners were well before the killings began, media reports said yesterday.

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