Posts Tagged ‘Jean-Louis Bruguiere’


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…)


On November 14, The Daily Monitor, one of Uganda’s leading dailies, in its editorial commentary titled, “Rwanda, France need neutral arbitrator,” committed the most unforgivable transgression similar to that [some] international media outlets are fond of: blatantly and dishearteningly distorting facts on Rwanda’s 1994 Tutsi genocide. (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 Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1]

In 1994, 500,000 to one million Rwandan Tutsis along with thousands of moderate Hutus, were murdered in the clearest case of genocide since the Holocaust.  The world withdrew and watched.  To borrow a Biblical metaphor, we passed by on the other side. (more…)

Interview with S. Courtoux in La Libre (…) with Gérald Papy, 7 August 2008

Verbatim translation from La Libre Belgique

For Sharon Courtoux of the association Survie, France cannot escape its responsibilities any more. She insists on the seriousness of the Mucyo report published in Kigali. (more…)


First published in Intelligence and National Security, Vol.20, No.3, September 2005, pp.440 – 465.

For most of its history the United Nations was reluctant to deal with intelligence, and major powers were reluctant to share intelligence with it. (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 Patrick Karuretwa Published: Friday, December 4, 2009

“Mr. Z”‘s freedom bolsters confidence of those who said the mass killings in Rwanda were not planned. The recent encouraging news of the arrest in Germany of two of Rwanda’s suspected criminals, Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni, overshadowed the latest development in the appeal chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).  (more…)

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


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…)

By Dr. Jean-Paul KIMONYO

Juge Bruguière ordinance to the Paris public prosecutor’s office for the purpose of issuing international warrants for arrest of nine Rwandese army leaders for their alleged involvement in the attack against President Habyarimana’s plane is based on three types of evidences: 1) contextual elements; 2) a testimonial evidence; and 3) the recalling of a tangible evidence, i.e. two missile launcher tubes. (more…)