Posts Tagged ‘Peter Erlinder’

By Phil Quin

There is a fringe element of the global left who will work with anyone — including genocide deniers and perpetrators – if it means vilifying the US, the UK or “the West” in general.

This is the crowd that loved Sadam Hussein, Gadhafi and Slobodan Milosevic. (more…)

Discrimination and its promotion through hate propaganda disturb peace and can pave the way to massive human rights violations such as genocide. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

Genocide deniers have the same discourse. (more…)

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) removed Peter Erlinder as the defense counsel for a Rwandan genocide convict. The US lawyer was sanctioned because he failed to show up at a hearing of his client, Major Aloys Ntabakuze, last month. (more…)

By Gerald Mbanda

Guardian on Sunday 27th March 2011

American Law Professor Peter Erlinder on March 7th, 2011, announced the publication of a book length article in the DePaul University Law School Journal for social Justice today: The United Nations Ad Hoc Tribunal for Rwanda: International Justice or Judicially-Constructed Victors’ Impunity. (more…)

By BIZIMANA Jean Damascène, LL.D–12 March 2011

It is an established fact: every time genocide is committed, it is followed by its denial.[1] With regard to the genocide against the Tutsi, denial is characterized by two specific aspects. First, it intensifies as each annual commemoration day draws near; then, it takes on changing and innovative forms depending on the times. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

In modern democracies, the judiciary is seen as indispensable to rule of law and protection of rights. The Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct, for example, draw attention to “the importance of a competent, independent and impartial judiciary to the protection of human rights.” The Principles, drafted by a UN group to set judicial standards, maintain that the fulfilment of all other rights hinges on the proper administration of justice. (more…)