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Justice4Survivors

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.

Abana bacitse ku icumu bo Murenge wa Kigali barasaba kurenganunwa

Abarokotse Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi bo mu muryango wa Nsengiyumva Gaspard, batuye mu Murenge wa Kigali Akarere ka Nyarugenge, bavuga ko barenganyijwe n’umuyobozi w’Umurenge, ubwo yahagarikaga ubwishyu bw’ibyo bangirijwe muri Jenoside. Bavuga ko Umunyamabanga Nshingabikorwa w’Umurenge yahagaritse kwishyurwa imitungo yabo yangijwe, avuga ko impapuro z’irangiza rubanza bahawe na gacaca […]

US chose to ignore Rwandan genocide

by Rory Carroll in the Guardian Classified papers show Clinton was aware of ‘final solution’ to eliminate Tutsis President Bill Clinton’s administration knew Rwanda was being engulfed by genocide in April 1994 but buried the information to justify its inaction, according to classified documents made available for the […]