Posts Tagged ‘NGOs’

By Sreeram S. Chaulia*

“The whole of eastern Zaire was an impossible mission. There were many mistakes, but I still don’t know what we should have done differently, as humanitarians or human beings”

Kilian Kleinschmidt, UNHCR Official [1] (more…)

Genocide never happens by chance. Events in Rwanda, 1994, were no exception. For over a century the context of ethnic separation was set. For over thirty years divisions deepened and the political divide widened. For more than three years the struggle for power provided the excuse for those wishing to bring disaster. (more…)

By John Stackhouse Published on Saturday, July 8, 2000 in the Toronto Globe & Mail

Canada’s Stephen Lewis launched a stinging rebuke against U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and the Roman Catholic Church yesterday after the United States and the Vatican played down a report that condemns their role — along with France, Belgium and the Anglican Church — in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. (more…)

Billets d’Afrique N° 172, September 9, 2008

Beyond simplistic political interpretations or a so-called orchestration of complicity, the contents of the Rwandan report on French implication in the genocide of 1994 require France to open a broad national debate. (more…)

By A. WALTER DORN

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…)

By Gerald Caplan

First Published Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009

Earlier this month the RCMP arrested a 37-year old Rwandan man, Jacques Mungwarere, in Windsor, Ont., and charged him with genocide during the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in his home country. (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…)