Rwanda: Who Should Pay For the Crimes?

Who Should Pay For the Crimes?

Was inaction by the U.S. responsible for the massacre of up to 800,000 Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994? At a summit meeting opening Monday in Togo, the ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY is expected to request reparations from the U.S. and other members of the U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL for failing to stop the slaughter. The demands are fueled by a 318-page report, Rwanda: The Preventable Genocide, commissioned by the OAU and released on Friday. The report charges that Washington had full knowledge of the genocide but "repeatedly and deliberately undermined all attempts to strengthen the U.N. military presence in Rwanda" after suffering...

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