Skip to comments.France took part in genocide: Rwandan report
Posted on 08/05/2008 12:19:09 PM PDT by KingJaja
KIGALI (AFP) France played an active role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide, a report unveiled Tuesday by the Rwandan government said, naming French political and military officials it says should be prosecuted.
The indicting report accused a raft of top French politicians of involvement in the massacres, threatening to further mar relations between the two countries, which severed diplomatic ties in November 2006.
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I heard from someone who was there, and barely escaped with his life, that the French had armed the Hutus, and re-armed them after they were driven out in the wake of the genocide.
Did I miss anything aside from the witchcraft, cannibalism, and baby rape?
2006? So how much longer before they surrender?
Think of this next time some French leftist "humanist" berates American's on "peace" and "human rights"...
More like millions of Tutsis being slaughtered by Hutu with machetes. Not saying that the Tutsi have a white vest either.
Sacre bleu! They collaborate with mass murderers even WITHOUT surrendering! S’e possible?
Kidnapping? Witchcraft? Baby rape? Non, non, non! I sought zat was le theatre de france!
When Dallaire was begging for help, no one could spare any troops. The French finally intervened, however, to cover the Hutu retreat.
There is a war crimes trial in there somewhere, if anyone wants to go there.
Not directly, but they sent troops to cover the Hutu retreat.
Most Americans are blissfully unaware of what former colonial powers (especially France) are up to in Africa.
I don’t know what the French did in Rwanda, but from my experience (living in Africa), I can tell you that the French are not up to a lot of good.
This is not to say that Africans do not have the Lion’s share of the blame.
The Army gave me shots to go there, then Clintoon wussed out and we never went.
Your only misconception is the fact that it was the Hutu who slaughtered millions of Tutsi, not the other way around. Kind of a major misunderstanding on your part.
Evidence also suggests that it was Hutu who murdered the president in an effort to foment the violence against Tutsi’s that resulted in the Genocide. You really need to read up on the subject so you understand just who were the good guys and who were the bad guys in Rwanda before you post more on the subject.
Can’t tell ‘em apart without a program.
I remember listening on a Canadian radio station that I used to get, a summary of this genocidal rampage as it started. The first hand reports were horrificly heart rending.
I would not be surprised if it was found that France was very dirty in this thing. They haven’t ever had a bit of common sense in their African conduct.
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