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Visite du ministre de la Défense du Rwanda au Canada: une rencontre qui dérange

Le ministre canadien de la Défense Harjit Sajjan a-t-il erré en rencontrant son controversé homologue rwandais James Kabarebe, en novembre dernier à Vancouver ? C’est ce que croit un spécialiste du droit international, qui parle d’une «  1,079 more words

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Trudeau defends Joshua Boyle photo-op, has 'no memories' of meeting Boyle in 2006

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his decision to meet with Joshua Boyle, the former hostage now facing 15 criminal charges related to incidents that allegedly took place after his rescue from Pakistan. 307 more words

Canada

Genocide Against Tutsi in Rwanda: US Denial Worse Than Is Usually Remembered

By: Nathan J. Robinson

“If the horrors of the Holocaust taught us anything,” Bill Clinton said before becoming president, “it is the high cost of remaining silent and paralyzed in the face of genocide. 4,889 more words

Rwanda

Retired Lt.-Gen. Romeo Dallaire talks mental health in Hamilton

Retired general and senator Romeo Dallaire was in Hamilton on Thursday to speak about his experience with PTSD.

As a part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, St. 332 more words

Canada

Statistics, damn lies and the truth about Rwanda genocide

The real Rwanda genocide story has no Canadian heroes.

Canadian commentators often claim more Tutsi were killed in the genocide than lived in Rwanda. Since it aligns with Washington, London and Kigali’s interests, as well as liberal nationalist Canadian ideology, the statistical inflation passes with little comment. 1,522 more words

Canada

My Summer Reading List

Since it’s that time of year when I’m on vacation from all the required readings for university courses, I decided to put together a list of what I’m hoping to read instead. 562 more words

Life Of Mel

Child Soldiers - Changing the Nature of the Conversation to "Win"

According to the Child Soldiers Initiative, “the use of child soldiers is one of the farthest-reaching and most disturbing trends in contemporary conflict”. It would be very easy to forcefully say that it is wrong and that the people who put children in the line of fire are cold, calculating and vile people. 570 more words

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