Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

May 4, 2011

The trial against two men accused of masterminding atrocities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has opened in Stuttgart. Never before has FDLR militia been made accountable for its crimes before a court. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

Osama bin Laden is dead. The Americans who killed him are celebrating. President Barack Obama proclaimed “Justice is done”.  Indeed, Al Qaeda without its spiritual leader and founder is a victory to war against international terrorism.

Many terrorists and genocidaires in the African Great Lakes are still at large. But, at long last, two leaders of Rwandan Hutu extremists go on trial, in Germany, as the other one await trial by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a court based in Holland. (more…)

The defendant former mayor from Rwanda was also politically active in his German exile. Even the president of the Hutu militia FDLR has supported him. (more…)

By Eric Lichtblau, New York Times November 14, 2010

WASHINGTON — A secret history of the United States government’s Nazi-hunting operation concludes that American intelligence officials created a “safe haven” in the United States for Nazis and their collaborators after World War II, and it details decades of clashes, often hidden, with other nations over war criminals here and abroad. (more…)