Report of the International Commission of Investigation on Human Rights Violations in Rwanda

Since October 1, 1990

Human rights have suffered seriously in Rwanda since the beginning of the war there on October 1, 1990. Over the last two years, several international human rights organizations, including Africa Watch, Amnesty International, the Belgian League in Defense of Human Rights, and the International Commission of Jurists have investigated the situation and issued reports critical of the government of President Juvenal Habyarimana. Although the Rwandan government, which has signed numerous international conventions and protocols guaranteeing human rights, has repeatedly promised reforms, the situation has continued to deteriorate.

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