Swiss court reopens probe into killing of Iranian official

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Al-Araby

A Swiss investigation into the 1990 killing of Iranian opposition figure Kazem Rajavi must reopen, after a court ordered genocide and crimes against humanity charges added to the probe. Prosecutors in the Vaud canton had wanted to close the case on the April 24 1990 killing of Radjavi outside Geneva, as it had passed the 30-year statute of limitations. But “the killing in question may have been committed in relation to intended genocide or perpetration of crimes against humanity,” the Federal Criminal Court said in a judgement issued on September 23 and seen by AFP late Monday. “Given that the…

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