[London/Kigali/Johannesburg, 5 May 2010] African Rights, REDRESS and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre have sent a confidential report to President Rupiah Banda of Zambia detailing the names and roles of 16 key suspects of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda who are believed to be living in Zambia.
The report follows a visit of President Banda to Rwanda in mid- January 2010 during which he expressed determination to take timely and effective action to ensure that Zambia is no longer a safe haven for individuals who are alleged to have taken part in planning, organizing and executing the …
Survivors and Post-Genocide Justice in Rwanda: Their Experiences, Perspectives and Hopes was written to give voice to survivors' perceptions of justice in the aftermath of the genocide in Rwanda.
A new 96-page report from African Rights, released on 15 April 2004
Discussion Paper No. 11
A Collective Account
A new 51 page report from African Rights
Working for Justice
African Rights questions plans by the Government of Rwanda to release around 30-40,000 genocide detainees on bail. Announced in a Presidential communiqué on 1 January 2003, we fear that this unexpected decision will undermine efforts to deliver justice for the victims and survivors of the 1994 genocide through the gacaca courts.
In late December, the African Rights' researcher who carried out the research for The Insurgency in the Northwest spent eight days visiting different communes in Gisenyi and Ruhengeri. The visit covered the communes of Rwerere, Kanama and Mutura in Giseny i, and the communes of Nkuli, Kinigi, Cyabingo and Nyamutera in Ruhengeri. He interviewed people living in camps for the displaced, in villages and towns and local government officials. The trip had several objectives:
PRESS RELEASE: A NEW 24-PAGE REPORT FROM AFRICAN RIGHTS
Facing Genocide examines the war
waged by the Sudan Government against the Nuba people of South Kordofan.
This war of annihilation, ten years old this month, is the most closely-guarded
secret in Sudan. The region has been sealed off for six years while
government forces engage in an all-out assault on the rural Nuba. The
appalling human suffering inflicted in this scorched earth policy, and
the nightmare of life in "peace camps", where the population
is forcibly concentrated, have never been exposed.