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Victor´s justice

June 1, 2009
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“While we commend the ICTR for vigorously prosecuting numerous perpetrators of the 1994 genocide, we are deeply concerned that the failure to indict a single RPF soldier for killing civilians causes the Tribunal to be dismissed as “victor’s justice,” sets a dangerous precedent for future international prosecutions, and undermines efforts at achieving peace, security, and reconciliation in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region as a whole”.

This reminds me the words of a Spanish writer regarding the end of the Spanish Civil war. He affirmed that, once the war was over, it was not peace that came but Victory, with a capital “V”.

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