In his last speech Romeo Dallaire says: 1994 France intervention in Rwanda was support to genocidaires


The speech was made on June 17, 2014

Honourable senators, may I first say a few words? I would like to use a reference from a book I have been referring to every now and again. It is a book called The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill. I would like to start by reading a couple of passages rapidly to set the tone for what I am about to speak of in this motion. Continue reading

Declassified UN Cables Reveal Turning Point in 1994 Rwanda Genocide Against Tutsi


On April 12, 1994, six days after a plane carrying Rwanda’s president was shot down, setting off a wave of killings, Madeleine K. Albright, the American ambassador to the United Nations at the time, sent a cable to the State Department proposing that the United States take the lead in pushing to withdraw most of the United Nations peacekeeping force operating there. Continue reading