Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

Kigali, Feb 07, 2011 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)

Rwandan fugitive, Patrick Karegyeya, is reported to be raising an armed force purportedly to help the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG), with funding from the United Nations (UN). (more…)

BY MAGNUS MAZIMPAKA–FRIDAY, 01 APRIL 2011

Rwanda’s former spy chief, Patrick Karegyeya, was the chosen as the most qualified person for a United Nations (UN) consultancy job worth US$ 77,000 a month. The problem is that he lied to get it. (more…)

Arusha, March 31, 2011 (FH) – The prosecution Thursday asked the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) to confirm the conviction of former Rwandan Director of Cabinet of Ministry of Defence, Colonel Theoneste Bagosora, following his involvement in the 1994 genocide. (more…)

Date: 28 Mar 2011
SG/SM/13483
AFR/2151
OBV/978

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the seventeenth Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda, observed 7 April: (more…)

 

By BARBARA CROSSETTE–December 17, 1999 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 16A strongly worded report issued today by an international panel of experts holds both the United Nations and leading member countries, primarily the United States, responsible for failing to prevent or end the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, which cost hundreds of thousands of lives. (more…)

By  George S. Yacoubian Jr.
Injustice Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1997

Abstract

The 20th century has witnessed the evolution of perhaps the most contemptible violation of state-perpetrated, international criminal law- genocide. Genocidal behavior however, has been routinely ignored in literature devoted to the discipline of criminology. (more…)

By Stephen Ruvebana

Research context

On 6 April 1994, the airplane of the Rwandan president exploded in the skies above Kigali. Belgian peacekeepers reported seeing two rockets fired toward his plane from the vicinity of a camp belonging to the Rwandan Presidential Guard and army commandos. (more…)