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Official Genocide Denial: Guatemalan Congress votes to deny genocide – The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt


On the 10th of May 2013, former Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt has been convicted for genocide and crimes against humanity and subsequently sentenced to 80 years in prison. Rios Montt served in the army as a general and eventually came to power in Guatemala in 1982 through a coup d’état, after which he installed a military dictatorship under his command that lasted until 1983. During...

UN Security Council adopts new terminology to denote the genocide that was perpetrated in Rwanda in 1994


On the 30th of January 2014 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2136 renewing the arms embargo and related measures imposed on the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Resolution is however not only significant because of the renewal of sanctions. In the Resolution the Security Council adopts a new terminology to refer to the genocide that was perpetrated in Rwanda in 1994. In earlier...

Endorsing denial of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi – Open letters to Professor Noam Chomsky.


Professor Chomsky supplied answers to both of the letters reproduced below, but denied permission to the author of those letters, Roland Moerland, to reprint Chomsky’s side of the correspondence. Thus, the second letter to Chomsky has been slightly modified to remove direct quotations from his message. His answers to both letters were cursory, and in no way engaged with the substantive questions...

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