Ten Years After Rwandan Genocide

On the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda panels discussed the history of the genocide, the role of the media and… read more

On the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda panels discussed the history of the genocide, the role of the media and the policies of the U.S. and the U.N., reconstruction of the country, and the international criminal trials. The first panel, titled “Genocide and Responsibility,” was composed of Rwandans, journalists, a Holocaust survivor, students, and writers. The second panel, titled “The Media Trial: International Justice, Meaning and Consequences,” was composed of attorneys and journalists. Among other issues of law and journalism in Rwanda the panel discussed the trials of Rwandan media personnel who were convicted of genocide for their words and the implications of that case. Among the panelists were Mr. Rapp, United Nations ICTR Prosecutor, and Mr. Floyd, U.S. defense counsel for Hassan Ngeze, the former owner of the Rwandan newspaper Kangura who was convicted of genocide. They summarized that case, which was being appealed. After the panelists made their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
181258-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 8, 2008

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 2004 | 1:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2004 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2004 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 4:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 2008 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2008 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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