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Sofas in Rwanda for nine years, and, finally, he became President in 1995. The first African leader to walk onto the stage, he said, was a courageous man “who stood up for the rule of law when it needed to be defendedâ€¦with the use of the ICC, and his commitment to the rule of law under all circumstances, irrespective of circumstances.”
Despite its brutal record at home and abroad, Rwandan reconciliation began in April 1996, and President Rwanda called it a national victory. The year was the start of the country’s longest political conflict since war broke out in 1997-98, when the Hutu community was ousted by the military.
At the time, the U.N.’s Human Rights Committee â€” the body that handles a global human rights monitoring regime â€” had declared that Rwanda was among “the worst violations” of human rights in the country. The Rwandan peacekeeping mission also claimed human rights abuses committed by the Hutu community, including rape, torture and murders.
Rwanda’s government refused to open its investigation, and a court later ordered its investigation to last for four years, despite an agreement from the U.S. and international monitors to do so in 2000. But for the next twelve years, Rwanda was locked into a three-and-a-half year legal wrangling. The country was hit by violence that continued into 2000 as international observers and observers sought to document human rights abuses. Sofas in Rwanda for
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