Gerald Caplan: ...Melvern is tireless in demanding from each of those who either betrayed or abandoned Rwanda that they must set up a serious independent commission to investigate the role each country or institution played. The government of Stephen Harper has formally acknowledged the reality of the Turkish genocide against the Armenians in 1915, and has apologized to both Chinese-Canadians and native Canadians for injustices against them perpetrated by the Canadian governments of their time. Maybe they will continue this admirable record by allowing the truth of our abandonment of Rwanda to be discovered.

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