Thursday, 26 July 2012

Report: US warns key African ally he may be charged with enabling war crimes - The Hill's Global Affairs

Report: US warns key African ally he may be charged with enabling war crimes - The Hill's Global Affairs

The State Department's war crimes chief has warned President Paul Kagame and other Rwandan leaders they may end up being charged with aiding in war crimes over their country's interference in the conflict in next-door Congo, England's Guardian newspaper reports.

The report quotes Stephen Rapp, the head of the U.S. Office of Global Criminal Justice, as saying Kagame may be open to charges of "aiding and abetting" crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo by the International Criminal Court. The Obama administration announced over the weekend that it will suspend its $200,000 in military assistance to Rwanda over the allegations...
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