The Kigali authorities have released 76 genocide suspects from prison because of insufficient evidence. Those freed are among the first of 10,000 genocide suspects the government has decided to set free due to lack of evidence or incomplete files, the private Rwanda News Agency reported yesterday. However, if fresh evidence is produced against the released prisoners, they could be re-arrested. The release decision has angered genocide survivors. They are concerned the ex-detainees could kill potential witnesses. The suspects themselves fear revenge attacks.
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