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“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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NGENZI / BARAHIRA appeal trial : sentenced to life imprisonment.

The Paris Assize Court deliberated on Friday the 6th of July 2018 after the floor was given to the accused. The verdict fell shortly before 7pm : Tito BARAHIRA and Octavien NGENZI are both found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. They are sentenced to life imprisonment, the same as the sentence they had been convicted to at their first trial in 2016. Please switch to the French part of this site for more details about this trial.

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

Médaille de la Ville de Reims

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

Bakuzakundi Michel

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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Genocide Convention : panel discussion at United Nations with the CPCR

In commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, the CPCR participate to a panel discussion the 14th of December at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Video presentation – short version: Long version: LIST OF SPEAKERS Opening Remarks: Government of Rwanda Representative , (To be determined). Mr Michael MOLLER, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Mr Adama DIENG, United Nations Secretary – General’s Special Advisor for the Prevention of Genocide (Video message) Moderator: Niccolò FIGÀ-TALAMANCA, Secretary General, No Peace Without Justice. Panelists: Dafroza GAUTHIER, …

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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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