The Canadian Press

2012-01-23 | Canada Rwanda Deportation

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The Canadian government confirmed the deportation of a man long accused of crimes linked to Rwanda's genocide. The government, after waiting nearly 24 hours, announced Leon Mugesera was sent back to his native Rwanda January 22nd. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said the nearly 17 years it took to send him back was regrettable. Kenney said while everyone deserves due process, they don't deserve to abuse the process. Kenney said the Conservative government would table new legislation designed to streamline the process of sending war criminals home to face justice.

Date: 2012-01-23
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << everyone deserves their day in court Mr move Sarah had 17 years in court and for us to protect the reputation of Canada as a country of justice of respect for human rights we must find a way to more efficiently deal with cases of this nature in the future >>