Posts Tagged ‘International Law’

At four years old, Yannick Tona saw people being hacked to death with machetes, women raped in the streets, and was hunted by people trying to kill him. (more…)

By: Felicien Mwumvaneza

Even when no one heeded their cry, the western media did their best during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda to inform the world about the tragedy as it unfolded. Since then, they continued to report on Rwanda, albeit losing their much-coveted role of agenda setting due to public admiration of the country’s extraordinary progress and they have since been forced to follow audience interests in reporting about the country. (more…)

By Howard Adelman

In 1994, between 6 April and mid- July—a period of 99 days of mayhem—approximately 500,000-800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu were slaughtered in Rwanda in a systematically planned genocide. (more…)

By: Jean-Damascène BIZIMANA (PhD), International Law

Introduction

From November 2006, Rwanda has openly been a victim of acts of judicial sabotage launched by two investigating magistrates, namely Jean-Louis Bruguière of France and Fernando Andreu Merelles of Spain. Each one of them issued an arrest warrant of Rwanda’s civilian, political and military higher authorities, accusing them of involvement in serious crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and terrorism, committed both in Rwanda and in the Democratic Republic of Congo (hereinafter called DRC). (more…)