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1994-2018! Can you believe it's 24 years already? Yes, 24 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 my both parents, my 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 5 years ago to serve as a space for reflection on justice and memory after this tragedy.

one unfinished business as ICTR closes down

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) this week celebrated 20 years since its establishment by the UN Security Council. From the onset, the $100 million-per year tribunal was beset by problems: incompetence, lack of understanding of the Rwandan context and a large number of uneducated witnesses who […]

One Dollar Campaign complex inaugurated

Photo: The First phase of the One Dollar Campaign Complex; it’s a home for 192 vulnerable orphans of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. (Doreen Umutesi) The One Dollar Campaign complex which was constructed to shelter homeless Genocide orphans was officially inaugurated yesterday. Located in Kinyinya, Gasabo District, […]

Agnes Ntamabyariro wakatiwe gufungwa burundu arashaka ko arekurwa nka Justin Mugenzi

Photo: Agnes Ntamabyariro/internet Agnes Ntamabyariro wari Minisitiri w’Ubutabera wakatiwe gufungwa burundu n’Urukiko Rwisumbuye rwa Nyarugenge ku byaha bya Jenoside, mu bujurire bwe yasabye Urukiko Rukuru ko yagirwa umwere hashingiwe ku rubanza rwa Justin Mugenzi wagizwe umwere i Arusha. Justin Mugenzi na Ntamabyariro babaga muri PL, ishyaka riharanira ukwishyira […]