Press releases

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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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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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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Pascal SIMBIKANGWAs appeal : Press release

On the 14th of March 2014, the jury of the Assize Court of Paris, sentenced Mr. Pascal SIMBIKANGWA to 25 years imprisonment for “genocide and complicity in crimes against humanity”. His appeal trial will take place from October 25ft to December 9th and the Bobigny Assize Court. Mr. Pascal SIMBIKANGWA, who has denied all the allegations made against him, has made an appeal of his conviction ? It’s an opportunity for us to remember that in 1994, in Rwanda, over one million people were exterminated for being Tutsi. This first conviction was more recently followed by the one of Mr. …

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