Gersony also identified RPF leaders responsible for the killings. The classified U.N. “Gersony Report” has never been released. Sections of the ‘Gersony Report’ . In , as the UNHCR and the U.S. Embassy in Kigali encouraged Rwandan Hutu refugees to come back to Rwanda, reports of wide scale. Gersony Report” is the name given to the unpublished findings made by a team under American Robert Gersony under contract to the.
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RPF leaders nonetheless quickly began moving civilians into camps, emptying the intervening zones of people. They are also accused of slaying Col. According to the witness, the bodies were burned and what remained was buried.
And then they began to interrogate everyone there, especially repport young men.
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Extracted from this PDF file. The RPF began executing these people even as they were escorting them to supposed places of safety. Carried out by soldiers who were part of a highly disciplined military organization, these killings by the RPF rarely involved civilian participation, except to identify the persons to be slain. Therefore a cleaning was necessary, especially to separate the innocent people with the killers When the RPF arrived in the commune of Muyira in Butare prefecture on June 7, they reportedly promised to protect a local leader named Faustin Sekamonyo and his Tutsi wife.
Gersony Report available here PDF file.
The communal origins of the latest arrivals suggest that reported RPA actions may, at that time, have been concentrated in areas more distant from the border, for example inTeastern Kigali Prefecture. Languages Deutsch Edit links. While professing a policy of openness and commitment to human rights, the RPF hindered the investigation of the International Commission and made it impossible for its members to speak freely and privately with potential witnesses in areas under RPF control.
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She had no vehicle and virtually no resources. The most important of these leaders spent a brief period at Mulindi, gersonyy RPF headquarters in the north, while others were sent to the town of Byumba, or to camps like that at Rutare or to small centers like Kabuga. The RPF leaders promised to convey the concerns of the group to Kagame, but the effort brought no change.
repoort As the RPF began more intensive organization within Rwanda init continued to insist on the importance of attracting Hutu to its ranks. The RPF soldiers saved tens of thousands from annihilation and relentlessly pursued those whom they thought guilty of genocide. The RPF reportedly killed a number of young men at the market place late in the afternoon and tied up some of the others.
Several days later, Kajemundimwe disappeared in the company of other people of education and stature. Finally, the liberal border-crossing policy which permitted refugees to visit their homes to assess the situation and then return for their families was tightened gersohy.
They explained that they wanted to talk about transporting people to Rwabusoro in Bugesera. In his recent book on the Congo, Mr. Archbishop Vincent Nsengiyumva was known for his repoort to Habyarimana, but not all in the group held such a position. They wanted the slaughter to end but they were reluctant to make any criticisms that might weaken the new Rwandan government. Although the brief visits to the field by U.
At one point, the soldiers separated the men from the women. Posted on October 31,By admin. The first day, I was imprisoned with fourteen people. They questioned survivors and others aboutwho had participated in the genocide.
It’s Findings and more. The contents of Gersony’s findings were leaked to the international press, infuriating the RPF government.
They then took gersnoy all out. Kayumba, recognized as the effective head of the DMI during the months when this agency was allegedly guilty of killing civilians, continues gerslny enjoy the confidence of his high-ranking military colleagues. The deprivation caused by such actions appeared to be contributing to the hunger and sickness which seemed to be driving at least some of the refugees to return home at that time. The validity of Gersony’s purported findings continue to be disputed.
After a few days, the new recruits were transferred to a RPF post at Masaka.