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Ms. Carina Tertsakian

Senior Researcher

Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accounta ... more

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RWANDA: Rwandan so called hero Kagame becomes its oppressor, Time Magazine Says. - RWANDA DEMOCRACY WATCH [cached]

That was when the New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch announced that the Rwandan government had denied a work permit to its new researcher there, Carina Tertsakian. She was on a three-month visa that expires Saturday.

Human Rights Watch | Defending Human Rights Worldwide [cached]

Carina Tertsakian, Researcher

M A R C   E L L I S O N    |    Data- & Photojournalist » Divisionism in Rwanda: An Excuse for Government Censorship? [cached]

Carina Tertsakian confirmed this worrying trend of intimidation in the 1990s (Sibomana 1999, 168).

HRW researcher Carina Tertsakian was denied a work visa to Rwanda in April 2010. Tertsakian had to eventually leave the country after 'anomalies' were discovered in her application (HRW, 23rd April 2010). [cached]

Two days later, on April 23rd, Rwandan authorities gave Human Rights Watch researcher Carina Tertsakian, 24 hours to get out of the country.

We've never really seen that before," ... [cached]

We've never really seen that before," says Carina Tertsakian, a researcher at Human Rights Watch who was thrown out of Rwanda in the months before the vote.

Tertsakian at Human Rights Watch is not convinced, arguing that while Gourevitch may report Kagame's atrocities and oppression, these acts are always subsequently justified, leading her to describe some of his writing as biased in favor of the Rwandan government.

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