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 […]
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
Some 40 genocide survivors and their friends petitioned the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, a year ago, calling for a joint-international inquiry into the assassination of their fellow genocide survivor, Gospel Singer, and Peace activist Kizito Mihigo. One year on, our call remains unheeded so far.
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 […]
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 […]
Throughout the conferences I attended in the United States lately, I raised up, again and again, the issue of lack of adequate reparation for the survivors of Genocide against the Tutsi in […]
A Baby Step In The Right Direction: US Senate’s Resolution Observing the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda
The Democratic Senator of New Jersey, Bob Menendez, today introduced a Resolution marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, which cost the lives of over one million people. “This April we […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has held its final hearings into crimes carried out during the 1994 genocide in which 800,000 people died. In more than 20 years of operation, the […]
Arusha, April 14, 2015 (FH) – Lawyers for Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, the only woman held by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), on Tuesday called for her to be acquitted on appeal. […]
On March 25, 1998, President Bill Clinton expressed regret for failing to halt genocide in Rwanda, saying that he didn’t “fully appreciate the depth and the speed with which [Rwandans] were being […]
Uyu munsi itariki 7 Mata 2015, u Rwanda n’amahanga bibutse jenoside yakorewe abatutsi ku nshuro ya 21. Ubutumwa bwatanzwe bwiganje ku zihe ngingo? Ni ibiki bidasanzwe mu mitegurire byagaragaye ugereranyije no kwibuka […]
Today the white House issued a press release in remembrance of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The statement posted on the official web site of the white house reads: […]