Month: April 2013

Poem: I wish…

For survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi nearly 2 decades on, Remembrance of this tragedy is no longer just a one-off event. It has become a lifestyle and an integral component of their raison d’être. Reparation which is the central topic of our blog is certainly one […]

East African Legislative Assembly Passes a Resolution Supporting Survivors Call for a Trust Fund to provide reparations

Reparation, a long awaited “dossier” for survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, continues to be an issue of concern not only for post-genocide Rwanda but also for the sub-region as a whole. In recognizing this, members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) passed a resolution yesterday officially […]

A New York-based human rights activist, Jacqueline Murekatete Calls for an international Trust Fund for the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi

First published as Rwanda: Genocide wounds take time to heal, 10th April 2013: http://www.theafricareport.com/East-Horn-Africa/rwanda-genocide-wounds-take-time-to-heal.html by Jocelyne Sambira. No changes have been made to alter the original text.   Jacqueline Murekatete launched Jacqueline’s Human Rights Corner, a genocide prevention programme in 2007/Photo©Africa Renewal/Bo Li Almost two decades after the […]