Rwandan Genocide

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By Misha Boutilier The Central African Republic (CAR) continues to experience grave insecurity despite the presence of a powerful, French-led peacekeeping force since December 2013. Commentators often call for more troops to improve the security situation, but in fact the most sustainable solution fo...
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By Bert Ingelaere & Marijke Verpoorten April 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which hundreds of thousands of Rwandans, mostly ethnic Tutsi, were killed by the Hutu-dominated government. The Rwandan conflict cycle of the 1990s included civil war, reprisal killings ...
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. On April 6, 1994, Hutu extremist leaders in government, their political supporters and organized militiamen coordinated a systematic killing spree...
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By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Habyarimana government in the wak...
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The welcoming of two former members of the RPF and current opponents to Kagame is believed to be the true and accurate reason Kagame shunned France from the commemoration ceremonies… Kagame and UN Chief Ban ki Moon (WASHINGTON DC) – In a surprising turn of events, President Paul Kagame of...
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  by Ann Garrison WBAI AfrobeatRadio spoke to Professor Charles Kambanda, a former member of the Rwandan Patriotic Front, on April 9, during the first week of Rwanda’s 17-year commemoration of the 1994 genocide. A 2008 press release on the official website of the Rwanda government confirmed Prof...
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By John Prendergast Twenty years after Rwanda’s horrors, there are signs of hope for a more effective international response to future genocides—but only if we recognize the evolution in genocidal tactics. Exactly 20 years ago, the sitting government in Rwanda commenced a genocide against minority Tu...
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alex Ntung It was the middle of the night when we arrived in Kigali and the first thing that struck me about this war-devastated city was the continual yapping and barking of dogs. There were more strays than usual because so many had lost their owners; unfed, they wandered around fighting with ea...
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20 years ago the 1994 Rwandan genocide started. In just 100 days some 800,000 to a million people were killed. The world stood by, the international community did literally nothing. The phrase “never again” coined after the Holocaust got an empty phrase. Although, very ironically, Rwanda was on the U...
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Canada passed a war crimes act 15 years ago, but only one Rwandan sits in a Canadian jail convicted of horrors committed back home. Mike Mclaughlin / THE CANADIAN PRESS file illustration In October 2009, Desire Munyaneza stood to hear the Quebec court sentence him to life imprisonment, the first pers...