NGO Justice: African Rights as Pseudo-Prosecutor of the Rwandan Genocide

@article{Reydams2016NGOJA,
  title={NGO Justice: African Rights as Pseudo-Prosecutor of the Rwandan Genocide},
  author={Luc Reydams},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={547 - 588}
}
  • Luc Reydams
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Human Rights Quarterly
ABSTRACT:A London-based start-up NGO named African Rights became famous overnight in 1994 by publishing a detailed 750 page volume about the Rwandan genocide less than three months after it had ended. The report and subsequent African Rights publications named hundreds of names of alleged génocidaires and purported to lay the groundwork for their criminal prosecution. Based on numerous interviews, the article shows that African Rights was coopted in the first weeks of the genocide by the… Expand
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