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By Mohamed Othman

The major target of this e-book is to make to be had to an educated viewers a le­ gal and coverage orientated research on responsibility for severe human rights and inter­ nationwide humanitarian legislation violations. it's an try and percentage the teachings learnt in responsibility for atrocity crimes as performed by way of the foreign felony Tri­ bunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the United countries Transitional management in East Timor (UNTAET). the previous proven next to egregious atrocities that came about in 1994, and the latter following the large outburst of violence in 1999. The booklet is predicated on situations: Rwanda and East Timor. it truly is anticipated that it'll function reference literature to either the felony group and coverage makers on responsibility for heinous overseas crimes. because the overseas neighborhood and States, following critical human rights and overseas humanitarian legislations violations have painfully come to phrases with their duties to carry to justice folks in excessive workplaces or management positions, de jure or de facto, purported to have devoted such crimes, it has additionally turn into im­ perative that newcomers errors be kept away from. while the foreign felony Tri­ bunal for the previous Yugoslavia (ICTY) used to be demonstrated in 1993, and the ICTR in 1994 and started their pioneering mandates there has been no template on which the prosecution of people such a lot in charge or with the best accountability can be forged. responsibility needed to be experimental.

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The article revealed that one of the material links to the shooting was provided to Bruguiere from Russian Military Prosecutors, is trace of the SA 16 low altitude surface-to-air missiles which were part of the consignment of 40 such missiles manufactured in April 1987 and sold by the Soviet Union to Uganda through a "state to state" trade deal and which were passed on to the RPF in January 2004. The two missile tube launchers recovered from the plane crash were also used to trace to source of the arms used.

2003. 115 Id. 11^ P. V. Omar Serishago, Reasons for Judgement, Appeal Chamber, ICTR case no: 98-39A, 6 April 2000, para. 5. 11^ General R. Dellaire, Testimony, ICTR, Transcript, p. 205. 11^ Report of the Secretary General on the investigation of serious international humanitarian law violations committed in Rwanda during the conflict, UN Doc. S/1994/867, para. 5, 25 July 1994. 119 Para. 5, Id. 1^^ General R. Dellaire, Testimony, ICTR, Transcript, p. 43. 121 R44,Id. ^^^ There was also a 6,000 strong Gendarmerie for the whole of Rwanda.

Guney Dissenting), 8 June 2000. Id. Id. Id. Id. 2004; See also Guichaoua A Migrants, refligies et deplaces en Afrique cenrale et Orientale, Editions Karthala, Paris, p. 165. 24 Chapter 2 Rwanda and East Timor: Pattern of Violence pages report dated 30 January 2004, titled "Result of the investigation of the National Anti-Terrorist Division of the General Directorate of the Judicial Police" revealed that it imputed responsibility for that incident to the Rwandan Patriotic Front, and particularly Rwanda's President Paul Kagame as the principle decisionmaker of the that plane crash, as well as 10 senior RPF commanders and the 2 launchers of the surface-to-au* missile that fired and the shot it.

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