Posts Tagged ‘Romeo Dallaire’

By Peter Tonge

Student, Robson Hall Faculty of Law

University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3T 2N2 (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…)

CNN April 06, 2004

Western powers bear “criminal responsibility” for Rwanda’s 1994 genocide because they did not attempt to stop it, the commander of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the country at the time has said. (more…)

When the terrorists bombed the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the United States pulled together to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in memory of the thousands who died on September 11th. Networks pulled regularly scheduled programs to air benefits aiding the families of lost firefighters and other victims. Countries all over the world sent symbols of their support and sympathy. (more…)

By Romeo Dallaire & Hugh Segal–October 13, 2010

Changes in law, capabilities and posture – at home and internationally – will inform the new century’s responsible interventions. (more…)

By Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1] ©2002 Gregory H. Stanton

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…)

By Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1]

Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies, Volume 1, Number 2, September 2009, pp. 6 — 25

Abstract: Early warnings of the Rwandan genocide were ignored because policy makers perceived it as a “civil war”, denied the facts, and decided not to intervene, preventing  US and UN lawyers from calling the killing “genocide.” (more…)