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2010.10.02 La presse anglo-saxonne sur la RDC de ce weekend

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NEW YORK TIMES
U.N. Report on Congo Massacres Draws Anger
The United Nations on Friday officially released a much disputed report on massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has drawn the ire of several countries, especially Rwanda, whose forces were accused of possibly committing genocide. [Lire la suite, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/02/world/africa/02congo.html?_r=1&ref=africa]

Dispute Over U.N. Report Evokes Rwandan Déjà Vu
When drafts of a United Nations study recently surfaced accusing Rwandan forces of committing atrocities against Hutu refugees in Congo in the 1990s — crimes that could constitute acts of genocide — the Rwandan government protested vociferously. It even threatened to withdraw its peacekeepers from Sudan and elsewhere if the report was published. [Lire la suite, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/01/world/africa/01rwanda.html?_r=1&ref=africa]

VOICE OF AMERICA
UN Congo Report Released Amid Protest from Uganda, Rwanda
The United Nations on Friday released a controversial report documenting massive violations of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The report has sparked protests from both Rwanda and Uganda, whose armed forces are implicated in the crimes. The African countries of Angola and Burundi have also disputed aspects of the report. [Lire la suite, http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/UN-Congo-Report-Released-Amid-Protest-from-Uganda-Rwanda-104165814.html]

Ugandan Official Rejects U.N. Report Alleging Army Atrocities
A top official with Uganda’s foreign ministry told VOA Kampala has rejected as “highly flawed” a leaked U.N. report that is scheduled to be released Friday that accuses the Ugandan army of committing atrocities in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. [Lire la suite, http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/Ugandan-Official-Rejects-UN-Report-Alleging-Army-Atrocities–104124283.html]

WALL STREET JOURNAL
U.N. Report Details Atrocities in Congo
A report published Friday by the United Nations human rights office detailed more than 600 incidents between 1993 and 2003 in which tens of thousands of people were killed in gruesome attacks by the many armed groups roving eastern… [Lire la suite, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703859204575526033723915318.html]

WASHINGTON POST
UN’s Congo report could spur genocide trials
A U.N. report into mass killings in Congo over a ten-year period could prompt fresh calls for criminal investigations, including into whether Rwandan troops and others committed genocide in the country. The report details more than 600 incidents between 1993 and 2003 in which tens of thousands of people were killed. It recommends that Congo’s government and the international community seek ways to prosecute the perpetrators of crimes and assist survivors. [Lire la suite, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/01/AR2010100102496.html]

LETTERS TO CONGO Blog
$25 Manicures party for Congo Women
When: October 25, 2010  5 PM-10 PM
Where: Harugari Singing Society, 66 Highland Street, West Haven, CT 06516
[Lire la suite, http://www.letterstocongo.com/]

BBC NEWS
Congo witness: ‘Killed for being Hutu’
A Congolese Hutu man in Goma, who asked to remain anonymous, tells the BBC how he lost his parents and why the report holds such importance for him. His story. [Lire la suite, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11456605]

UN report says DR Congo killings ‘may be genocide’
It accuses Rwandan, Ugandan and Burundian forces of participating in the attacks, and recommends that the international community seeks to prosecute those responsible. [Lire la suite, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11450093]

CNN
U.N. releases ‘heartbreaking’ human rights report on Congo
The United Nations issued a report Friday detailing human rights violations such as killings and rapes over a 10-year period in the Democratic Republic of Congo — a massive document that a Congolese diplomat calls « detailed, » « credible » and « heartbreaking. » [Lire la suite, http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/10/01/congo.atrocities.un.report/index.html?iref=allsearch]

FRANCE24
D.R. Congo: Conflict in the heart of Africa
Interactive graphic on the Democratic Republic of Congo as the UN publishes a controversial report detailing a litany of crimes by armed forces against civilians between 1993 and 2003. [Lire la suite, http://www.france24.com/en/20101001-dr-congo-conflict-heart-africa]

THE GUARDIAN
Identify the Congo killers and bring them to justice
The Rwandan government’s attempt to discredit the report into atrocities in DR Congo makes one wonder what it has got to hide. [Lire la suite, http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/oct/01/congo-atrocities-justice-rwanda]

Uganda rejects UN report on war crimes in Congo
Ugandan troops entered Congo in 1997, backing rebels who had toppled the dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, and stayed in parts of the country until 2003. UN investigators, who carried out their fieldwork in 2008 and 2009 with the aim of highlighting previously undocumented crimes, said in their draft report that Ugandan troops had committed multiple war crimes, highlighting a « reign of terror » in a Congolese town that lasted several weeks. [Lire la suite, http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2010/oct/01/uganda-un-war-crimes-congo]

TIME
U.N. Tones Down Congo ‘Genocide’ Report
The final report, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, shows that the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights rewrote sensitive sections of the 545-page document to couch them in less inflammatory language. [Lire la suite, http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2022764,00.html]

WORLD NEWS
U.N. report details hundreds of Congo atrocities
The United Nations released a controversial report on Friday documenting hundreds of atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and suggesting ways to end the climate of… [Lire la suite, http://article.wn.com/view/2010/10/01/UN_report_details_hundreds_of_Congo_atrocities_n/]

Rwanda says has right to review U.N. relations after report
Rwanda said on Friday it had the right to review future engagements with the U.N. and warned that a report accusing its troops of committing atrocities in the Democratic Republic of… [Lire la suite,
http://article.wn.com/view/2010/10/01/Rwanda_says_has_right_to_review_UN_relations_after_report/]

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2010-10-02 à 01:40

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