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 […]
1994-2018! Can you believe it's 25 years already? Yes, 25 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.
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 bandika iryo kete Prudent Nsengiyumva avugana na Philippe Basabose umwe muri abo 28. Ni umwarimu muri […]
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 explore America’s fraught relationship with its history. It is easy to point to the differences between […]
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, abasangwa mu ishyamba cyangwa mu mayira bigaragara ko bishwe n’abantu batazwi, ndetse n’abo twumva bishwe n’inzego […]
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 ibaruwa ye yibanze ku barokotse Jenoside kuko u Rwanda rukiri mu minsi 100 yo kwibuka. Avuga […]
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. The government has not commented on these allegations yet. In an open letter addressed to President […]