In a book recently published, Florence Hartmann, former spokesperson for Carle del Ponte, prosecutor of the ICTR until 2003, tells how in the spring of 2003 the United States pressured it to not take action on the investigations opened into the possible war crimes committed by the RPF.
"The prosecutor was surprised by the things that are mentioned in the book because he has no knowledge at all of those discussions or deal" affirmed Timothy Gallimore. According to him, "that is not something that he knows about or he was a part of ".
For the past two years, Hassan Jallow, the ICTR prosecutor and successor to Mrs. Del Ponte, stated that he is studying the results of these investigations which targets the RPF and that he will decide on prosecuting or not on one or more indictments.
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