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Friday, 10 April 2009

More Immigration Madness

Four men who took part in the Rwandan Genocide in 1994 have been allowed to stay in Britain despite an extradition request from the Rwandan government after winning an appeal against the ruling.

The men are wanted for their role in atrocities which left over 800,000 people dead in 100 days.

However, British judges, in all their wisdom, insist that if the men were extradited it would breach their human right to a fair trial.

Two High Court judges ruled that the men faced 'a real risk they would suffer a flagrant denial of justice' in Rwanda.

From Google News:

Vincent Bajinya, Charles Munyaneza, Celestin Ugirashebuja and Emmanuel Nteziryayo are accused of genocide, complicity in genocide, crimes against humanity, conspiracy to murder, forming a criminal gang and inciting disorder.

They also face claims they were involved in "acts of devastation, massacres and looting" in the chaos that ensued after Tutsis were blamed for shooting down an aircraft in April 1994, killing Hutu president Juvenal Habyarimana.

But High Court judges John Laws and Jeremy Sullivan overturned an extradition order from Home Secretary Jacqui Smith that was approved by a lower court in June 2008.

"We conclude that if (the four) were extradited to face trial in the High Court of Rwanda, the appellants would suffer a real risk of a flagrant denial of justice by reason of their likely inability to adduce the evidence of supporting witnesses," they said.

The four men, who were arrested in different parts of England in December 2006, deny charges that they orchestrated killings by Hutus between April and July 1994.

Munyaneza, Ugirashebuja and Nteziryayo were said to be mayors of local communes who organised kilings in their areas while Bajinya -- also known as Doctor Vincent Brown -- was allegedly a militia organiser in Kigali.

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