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"Effective peacekeeping force" needed to prevent genocide in CAR says UN Humanitarian chief .


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"Effective peacekeeping force" needed to prevent genocide in CAR says UN Humanitarian chief .

Speaking today about rising violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), John Ging - Operations Director at the UN's Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - told Fred Pleitgen of CNN's 'Amanpour' show that "we see the seeds of a genocide here unless we can get on the ground in a way that stabilises the situation"


By Aegis Trust,, UK.


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Rwanda/Czech partnership formed as Czech Foreign Minister visits Kigali Genocide Memorial .


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Rwanda/Czech partnership formed as Czech Foreign Minister visits Kigali Genocide Memorial .

During the visit by Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kohout to the Kigali Genocide Memorial today, a partnership agreement was signed between the Czech Republic’s Lidice Memorial and the Aegis Trust, the genocide prevention organisation responsible for the Kigali Memorial.


By Aegis Trust,, UK.


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99 suspects of war crimes in UK last year .


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99 suspects of war crimes in UK last year .

This week the BBC released new figures suggesting that there were 99 people present in the UK suspected of war crimes or genocide last year. Despite numerous legislative changes intended to facilitate the prosecution process, the UK continues to fail to bring suspects to court. Aegis welcomed the decision by the BBC to investigate the UK’s prosecution procedure and make these new figures public.


By Aegis Trust,, UK.


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