Why is a book about genocide denial still important, 80 years after the Holocaust and 26 years after Rwanda? Because there is a thriving industry in spreading misinformation about massive human rights abuses, current and past.
1994-2020! Can you believe it's 26 years already? Yes, 26 years have now passed since the start of Genocide against the Tutsi in which an estimated one million women, men, and children were brutally massacred. Of them were both my parents, three sisters and countless members of my extended family. I survived. Like most of you readers, i ask myself what to do with this bonus gift of life? Well, that is a question!
In an attempt to add some meaning to my survival, I created this blog 6 years ago to serve as a space for reflection on justice and memory after this tragedy.
Inzu yiswe iy’Ubumwe n’ubwiyunge yatujwemo imiryango ibiri, umwe wa Mukagahima Claudine warokotse Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi, akaba yariciwe umwana na nyina umubyara, undi muryango ni uwa Munyanziza Faustin wafunzwe imyaka 9 muri Gacaca agakatirwa imyaka 24.
N’ubwo igitekerezo cyo gushinga Ibuka-USA atari gishya kuri benshi dusanzwe dutegura ibikorwa byo kwibuka genocide yakorewe abatutsi mu bice bitandukanye bya Amerika, haravugwa ubwiru mu nzira zo gushinga uyu muryango ndetse bamwe bibaza no ku bwisanzure bwawo.
The Guardian July 7, 2020. As the bodies piled up in the streets of Rwanda 26 years ago, no amount of spin could disguise the crime. There were no sealed camps; the […]
Mukamana Sarapia abayeho ubuzima bugoye. Reba video y’ubuhamya bwe hano Source: Real Talk Channel Ukeneye gufasha uyu mubyeyi watwandikira muri comment tukakumenyesha inzira wanyuramo. Ends.
Well, I am not sure. Look, France’s long-time indifference and complicity with the genocidaires are too large that they overshadow a late gesture like arresting the 84-year old Kabuga. It is a […]
PARIS — One of the most-wanted fugitives accused of financing the 1994 Rwanda genocide against the Tutsis was arrested in a Paris suburb early on Saturday, the French police said, ending a […]
Iyumvire ubuhamya bwa Kizito Mihigo mu ijwi rye bwite aho asobanura inzira y’umusaraba yanyuzemo kugeza yishwe. Ni amajwi bwite ya Kizito we ubwe yabashije kwifata mu kwakira tariki 6, 2016 ubwo yari […]
Channel 4 News has revealed secret audio recordings by #Rwanda’s best-known gospel singer #KizitoMihigo who died in recent days, allegedly in prison. Click to watch the video below
A group of nearly 40 genocide survivors and their friends petitioned the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, today, adding their voice to the call for a joint-international inquiry into the suspected assassination of […]
A guest article by Philibert Muzima, a genocide survivor and author. Lorsque les rescapés du génocide des Tutsi du Rwanda sont traités de négationnistes, de faux survivants et, par effet de ricochet, leurs êtres chers tués durant le génocide devenant de “fausses victimes”, cela donne des frissons et la […]
Umugwi w’abanyarwanda 28 bacitse kw’icumu rya jenoside yabaye mu Rwanda muri 1994 bandikiye ibaruwa Perezida Paul Kagame bamushikiriza impungenge bafise ku macakubiri bavuga yuko ariko arabibwa mu barokotse jenoside. Twashatse kumenya icatumye […]
Mu mpera z’icyumweru gishize twandikiye Perezida Kagame. Komeza usome ubone ibaruwa irambuye n’urutonde rw’abayohereje…
Los Angeles Times: Born as a white girl in the segregated South, I’ve spent most of my adulthood as a Jewish woman in Berlin. This double perspective has fueled my resolve to […]
A Guest post by Author, Happy A. Umwagarwa. Hashize iminsi, amezi cyangwa imyaka, dusoma inkuru z’Abanyarwanda bapfuye ku buryo butari ubw’ikirago. Ndavuga abasangwa mu nzu zabo cyangwa mu magereza biyahuye, abagongwa n’imodoka, […]
Diane Rwigara, umunyapolitiki utavuga rumwe n’ubutegetsi mu Rwanda, yandikiye ibaruwa ndende Perezida Paul Kagame amumenyesha ko ahangayikishijwe n’iyicwa ry’abarokotse Jenoside, ndetse n’abandi batayirokotse avuga ko rikorwa n’inzego zishinzwe umutekano. Yavuze ko mu […]
Diane Rwigara, a prominent Rwandan Critic and 2017 Presidential hopeful, accuses the Rwandan government’s security forces to murder many dozens of genocide survivors including Jean-Paul Mwiseneza who was brutally killed last month. […]
For years, hardly anyone paid much attention to issues of incarceration, rehabilitation, release and reintegration of convicted génocidaires by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Until a year ago when the government of […]
Mu gitondo cy’uyu munsi dukangutse, nabajije umukobwa wa mabukwe icyamukoze ku mutima ku munsi nk’uyu twibuka urugamba rwo kwibohora. Yabaye nk’uhumeka asuhuza umutima, menya ko inkuru agiye kumbwira ari inkuru ishora […]
A 24-year-old Rwandan whose mother was raped in the genocide tells the BBC how he came to learn of the circumstances of his birth. “My son kept asking who his father was. But […]