Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War Two. United States allies, Rwanda and Uganda, invaded in 1996 the Congo (then Zaire) and again in 1998, which triggered the enormous loss of lives, systemic sexual violence and rape, and widespread looting of Congo’s spectacular natural wealth.
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There seems to be no precise standard procedures on how to recognize and deal with acts of genocide. Since the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide, there have been crimes that were officially characterized as genocides. In places like Rwanda, Yugoslavia or Sudan, conclusions were formally reached by different entities.
“The lies we’ve been told for a long time. The truth about the Rwandan genocide. What they’ve never said about the real culprits…”: After the release of the final version of the UN report on genocide in Congo, Patrick Mbeko reposted one of his articles on the Rwandan genocide, an article which prompted to him several threats…
Depuis la publication par le quotidien français “Le Monde”, daté du 27 août dernier, des extraits de ce document explosif accusant l’armée patriotique rwandaise d’avoir commis, sur le sol congolais, contre des Hutus, des massacres “systématiques et généralisés” assimilables à des “crimes de génocide”, on assiste à une agitation tant à Kigali qu’à Kinshasa. Et […]