Alain Gauthier

“Judi Rever and the academic principles”

This month, the Rwandan genocide denier, Judi Rever, gave lectures at Flemish universities without an expert response. How does this fit within the academic principles of truth and honesty? By Jos van Oijen “The principles of truth and honesty are considered as fundamental to a community of scholars.” This motto can be found on the website of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, one of the universities where the Canadian journalist Judi Rever from October 9 through October 12 was allowed to explain her revisionist theories about the genocide against the Tutsis. This is ironic, because very few Rwanda experts characterize …

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Callixte MBARUSHIMANA one day before the French justice?

EXCLUSIVE  :  Callixte Mbarushimana, the Alleged War Criminal in the U.N.’s Midst Twenty-five years after the Tutsi genocide, will the U.N. at last pursue Callixte MBARUSHIMANA, one ofits own former officials? By Colum LYNCH Callixte Mbarushimana during a hearing at The Hague’s International Criminal Court on Sept. 15, 2011. FOREIGN POLICY ILLUSTRATION/JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Charles Petrie, a retired senior official at the United Nations, has devoted a fair chunk of the past quarter century of his life to a single crusade: securing the prosecution of a former U.N. employee, Callixte Mbarushimana, for allegedly overseeing the murder of 32 people, including …

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‘In Praise of Blood’: Sensational, but does it fit with reality? by Jos van OIJEN

In her book ‘In Praise of Blood’, Canadian author Judi Rever controversially claims that not one, but two genocides were committed in Rwanda in 1994.[i] The first genocide nearly wiped out the Tutsi minority. A second one, secretly committed by the Tutsi dominated Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), allegedly targeted the Hutu majority. It’s a sensational story, but how well does it fit with reality? How well researched is it? Smokescreen Although Rever’s book is promoted as a groundbreaking piece of investigative journalism, the double genocide theory is not new. It was used by genocidaires in their trials, and is an …

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Survivors of genocide against the Tutsi ask JUSTICE in UK!

9 December 2018                                                     From: URUMURI, Rwandan                                                                                           survivors of genocide. To:      The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, MP             Home Office             Westminster, London                                                                                               Dear Mr Javid   We write to you as survivors of one of the most heinous crimes ever committed, asking for your support in a matter of grave concern to us and to the whole country.   Today, 9 December, 70 years ago, the Genocide Convention came into being in Paris. In January 1970 the UK acceded to this treaty. It was a landmark occasion as Her Majesty’s government agreed, on behalf of its …

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Médaille de la Ville de Reims

Rwandan Tutsi genocide: the medal awarded by the city of Reims to the CPCR

More informations about this event on the french part of this site "For many years, you have headed the Collective of Civil Parties for Rwanda, which is the source of most of the genocide investigations opened in France, and I know all the dedication and competence that inspires you. Thus, it would be particularly nice to receive you on Saturday, February 3, surrounded by your loved ones, to give you the "Medal of the City of Reims" in recognition of our recognition." These are the terms of the invitation addressed by Mr. Arnaud ROBINET, Mayor of Reims, to the Chairperson …

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Bakuzakundi Michel

A new complaint against a person suspected of havinf participated in the genocide of the Tutsi

On 23 November, the CPCR filed un new complaint against a person suspected  of having participated in the Rwandan Tutsi genocide. This complaint concerns a person who lives and works in the city of LE HAVRE (France), Mr. Michel BAKUZAKUNDI. The testimonies collected by our association concern facts that allegedly occured in the city of Kigali, specifically in the neighborhood of Remera. Alain GAUTHIER, président du CPCR

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Dutch University Slanders Genocide Hero

By Jos van OIJEN Wolfgang Blam saved lives during the genocide in Rwanda, while the rest of the world looked the other way. This hero is now depicted as a charlatan by students of VU University in Amsterdam. Twenty-five years ago, the ‘Innocence’-project was launched in New York, set up to help the victims of miscarriages of justice in America. Since then, hundreds of wrongly convicted people have been released. This success led to similar initiatives in other countries. An example from the Netherlands is the student project ‘Reasonable Doubt’ at the Vrije Universiteit (VU University) in Amsterdam. The most …

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MUHAYIMANA case: final indictement for partial dismissal and indictement

The Public Prosecutor of the High Court of Paris has just published his “partial dismissal and indictement” in the case of Claude MUHAYIMANA, a personn suspected of having participated in the genocide ot Tutsi and against which the CPCR had lodged a complaint with civil party on 4 june 2013. Despite the partial non places requested, the Attorney General “demands that the investivating judge order the indictement of Claude MUHAYIMANA before the court of assizes of Paris”. However, we regret that Claude MUHAYIMANA is not prosecuted for crimes committed at the Kibuye church, Home Saint-Jean or the Gatwaro stadium. We …

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“Rwanda: Revisiting the Rusatira Affair” by Jos van Oijen

Un article de Jos van Oijen que nous n’hésitons pas à diffuser. The arrest then release of Colonel Rusatira is often held up as an example of false accusations against genocide suspects. But a new look at the evidence raises the possibility that justice was not served but obstructed. Plaque Commemorating Kicukiro Technical Training Center, formerly the Ecole Technique Officielle (ETO), Kicukiro. Credit: Adam Jones. For the United Nations, the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda will always be remembered with shame as it failed to act and prevent the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. But even within …

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