Posts Tagged ‘Bagosora’

By Chris McGreal /  THE GUARDIAN , KIGALI, RWANDA

Thursday 11 January 2007

If France ever doubted that the new Rwanda was a lost cause then the news that the tiny African state had established a cricket board was final confirmation that it had gone over to the other side. (more…)

By Karen MacGregor in Johannesburg Tuesday, 11 January 2000

The United Nations is being sued, for the first time in its history, for alleged complicity in the crime of genocide. Lawyers are instituting a case on behalf of two Rwandan women whose families died during the 1994 genocide in which 800,000, mostly Tutsi people, were slaughtered by Hutus. (more…)

By Philip Gourevitch, December 18, 1995

To read the text as PDF click After the Genocide

Decimation means the killing of every tenth person in a population, and in the spring and early summer of 1994 a program of massacres decimated the Republic of Rwanda. (more…)

By Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1]

Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies

Volume 1, Number 2, September 2009, pp. 6 — 25

Abstract: Early warnings of the Rwandan genocide were ignored because policy makers perceived it as a “civil war”, denied the facts, and decided not to intervene, preventing US and UN lawyers from calling the killing “genocide.” (more…)

Review of ‘The Politics of Genocide’ by Gerald Caplan  June 17, 2010

The 1994 genocide of the Rwandan Tutsi never happened. This is this unfounded and disturbing allegation at the heart of a new book by Edward S. Herman and David Peterson, writes Gerald Caplan. (more…)

Written by Al McKay on September 28, 2010

“Thou shalt not be a victim.
Thou shalt not be a perpetrator.
Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander”
¬Yehuda Bauer (more…)

By: Howard Adelman

I Introduction

Rwanda is the smallest country in the region, one-ninetieth the size of neighboring Zaire. Between 6 April and the beginning of July 1996, approximately 800,000 Tutsi Rwandese were slaughtered in Rwanda in a horrendous genocide. (more…)