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Convicted N.H. woman might be sent back to Rwanda

CONCORD, N.H. — A woman convicted of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to obtain US citizenship could be sent back to the country she fled in fear of her life 19 years ago.

A federal judge stripped Beatrice Munyenyezi of her US citizenship after a jury convicted her on Thursday of two counts of masking her role in the genocide to gain refugee status and ultimately citizenship.

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