Posts Tagged ‘1994’

The dismissive statement issued by Katrina Swett, the president of the Foundation, in regard to demands by many of the genocide survivors who lived the hell that was the Hôtel des Mille Collines in 1994 is not only unfortunate, but puts the credibility of the Lantos Foundation in a precarious situation. (more…)

Par: Antoine Mugesera

Filip Reyntjens écrit depuis une trentaine d’années sur le Rwanda dont il s’est autoproclamé «spécialiste ». (more…)

BY REBECCA GREENE FOR SUBURBAN NEWS

Jacqueline Murekatete knows what a toll harassment, intimidation and bullying can take. (more…)

May 27, 2011

The Security Council today welcomed the arrests this week of two fugitives wanted by the United Nations tribunals set up to try those responsible for the worst crimes committed during the Balkans conflicts of the 1990s and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. (more…)

James Karuhanga– May 6, 2011

Kigali — A top UN official has welcomed the trial, of two leaders of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) militia that kicked off Wednesday in a German court. (more…)

By Jacob Alexander–Apr 28, 2011

KIGALI, Rwanda (BP)–From the small window of the Kenya Airways jet, I looked down on the beautiful green mountains of Rwanda as we slowly made our descent to the Kigali airport, where 17 years ago an airplane carrying Rwanda’s president was shot down, sparking one of the most evil acts of humanity in my lifetime. (more…)

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) removed Peter Erlinder as the defense counsel for a Rwandan genocide convict. The US lawyer was sanctioned because he failed to show up at a hearing of his client, Major Aloys Ntabakuze, last month. (more…)

By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press – Tue Apr 26, 2011

WICHITA, Kan. – An 84-year-old immigrant accused of participating in the 1994 Rwandan genocide went on trial Tuesday in Kansas in an immigration case that the Justice Department says is the first of its kind in the U.S. (more…)

By Oscar Kabatende

Last week was dominated by the last three days of the national week of remembrance of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Contemplating the barbarity systematically meted out on a section of Rwandans in a bid for extermination even for a paltry seven days out of 365 is no small matter. (more…)

Sam Nkurunziza–17 April 2011

Ngororero — Victims of the infamous Nyange massacres during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were yesterday honoured at an emotional function held in Ngororero District. (more…)