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Published: 25 Apr 2007

Former Hutu militia commander Désiré Munyaneza is on trial in Montreal for murder, psychological terror, physical attacks and sexual violence against Tutsis during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He is the first person to be charged under Canada's Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, passed in 2000. We suggest the following sources for your reports:

Former Hutu militia commander Désiré Munyaneza is on trial in Montreal for murder, psychological terror, physical attacks and sexual violence against Tutsis during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He is the first person to be charged under Canada's Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, passed in 2000. We suggest the following sources for your reports:


Frédéric Mégret
Professor, McGill Faculty of Law
Expertise: Public international law, protection of human rights, international criminal law.
514-398-5962
frederic [dot] megret [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Payam Akhavan
Professor, McGill Faculty of Law
Expertise: International law, human rights, laws of war, law and society, prevention of genocide and international criminal law. Chair of the upcoming global conference on the prevention of genocide.
514-398-8232
payam [dot] akhavan [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

René Provost
Director, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism
Expertise: International public law, international human rights, international humanitarian law and law of armed conflicts.
514-398-6647
rene [dot] provost [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Catherine Lu
Professor, Political Science
Expertise: International political theory, just war theory and humanitarian intervention, justice and reconciliation after violence, oppression and atrocities.
514-398-4817
catherine [dot] lu [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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