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Witness of Rwandan genocide places NH woman at a roadblock where she says Tutsis were killed
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) ' A Rwandan woman who survived the 1994 genocide acknowledges she never mentioned the name of a New Hampshire woman charged with lying about her role in it.
Forty-one-year-old Beatrice Munyenyezi (moon-yehn-YEH-zee) faces deportation if convicted of lying on documents that paved the way for her to come to New Hampshire with her three daughters and obtain citizenship.
Witness Esperance Kayange (kai-YANG-ga) testified she saw Munyenyezi ' armed with a gun ' at a roadblock where Tutsis were killed by Hutu militia. She also testified that Munyenyezi was with the militia when they came to a school and took away Tutsis to kill and rape. Questioned by the defense Friday, she testified she had never mentioned Munyenyezi's name before because she was not asked.
Her lawyers say Munyenyezi is innocent.