Today is World Human Rights Day. Right now, the rights of genocide survivors to get adequate and prompt reparation remains in limbo. This is obviously in stark violation of article 8 of the human rights declaration that we celebrate today. 25 years after the annihilation of Rwanda’s […]
According to the article that appeared on BBC today, the Netherlands’ state-run rail company NS has agreed to set up a commission to compensate Holocaust survivors for transporting Jews to a Nazi transit camp.
Isn’t this another stark reminder that we, the survivors of Genocide against the Tutsi , need to keep calling for reparation against those who made the extermination of over 1 million Tutsi possible? The list is too long: The Government of Rwanda and its donors, IMF, World Bank, a dozen French and Belgian banks, countries such as France, Egypt, South Africa, UK, China, …that sold weapons to Rwanda during and slightly after genocide, despite the UN arm embargo in 1994…
Guest post by Jean de Dieu Musabyimana:
Mugihe abacitse kw’icumu tukirwana n’ibikomere ryadusigiye, ubwiyunge n’intero iterwa buri gihe ngo tuyikirize. Harya ubundi uwacitse ku icumu yiyunga nande? Ahatari ubutabera n’imbabazi, nta bwiyunge buhaba! Ibi byombi se byagezweho? Dore uko mbibona…
Newly published letters show that the desire to ‘score a PR victory’ – not empathy – was key in decision to offer help to victims of Genocide in 1994. Read more to discover the revealed shameful discussions that were going on in Israel while survivors were still bleeding. The story of Israel arming the ‘‘Genocidaires’’ in 1994 is another disturbing issue that I will discuss in the upcoming posts.
Imyaka irenga makumyabiri n’umwe abacitse ku icumu babuze ababo barenga miliyoni, n’imitungo ibarirwa mu mamiliyari menshi y’amanyarwanda isahuwe indi igasenywa muri jenoside yakorewe abatutsi mu 1994. Icyumweru cyasojwe ku itariki 29/06/2015, kitiriwe icyumweru cy’ubufasha mu mategeko , Leta n’abafatanyabikorwa ba sosiyete sivile bari barahiriye kurangiza imanza hafi ibihumbi […]
Minisiteri y’Ubutabera, n’Abahagarariye inzego z’ibanze kuva ku rwego rw imirenge, kugera ku rw’Uturere n’Intara zose, kugeza ubu ntibavuga rumwe ku kibazo cy’umubare w’imanza za Gacaca ku bangije imitungo mu gihe cya Jenoside zigomba kurangizwa. Min. Busingye yavuze ko habaye gutekinika iyo mibare. Ahanini ikibazo gishingiye ku mibare, kandi […]
Kigali 23/04/2015: As Rwandans await the final verdict in the longest ever trial by ICTR that has spanned 14 years, the reparation of Genocide survivors still hangs in balance. If no decision is taken about the reparation of survivors before the tribunal winds up by December, efforts to […]