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Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Rwanda: UN extends ICTR term

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Link: UN extends Rwanda genocide tribunal term [AFP]

Following on from this story, the UN has agreed to extend the lifetime of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda to next year. It was originally meant to wrap up in December 2008 and this was extended to December 2009 but this latest extension has increased the term to December 2010.

The UN has urged the court to takes all possible measures to complete their work in this time.


This is so difficult to look at and not be horrified. What you are doing by bringing this to the fore is a brave thing, and I commend you. We all need awareness of these issues and we read too little of it. God Speed....

Hi askcherlock. Thanks for visiting and taking the time to comment. I agree - it is indeed horrifying.

You have a good blog askcherlock. One day I'll have enough EC to advertise. :)

You've been doing a good work of advocating justice throughout the world. Justice demands trials of war criminals and perpetrators of genocides. Please keep up the good work.

You are one great blogging activisit. Well done, keep it up.

@ Jerome & Gaelikaa: Thank you! I will try to keep up with it.

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