Category: Survivor stories

Children of Tutsi Genocide Survivors In Rwanda inherit Parents Trauma

Researchers at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University – in collaboration with a Rwandan therapist and genocide survivor – have taken a close look at the genocide against the Tutsi people of Rwanda almost a quarter of a century after it occurred. The children of Tutsi survivors who weren’t even born at the time of the slaughter are among those most affected by trauma, according to the new Israeli study, which has just been published in the journal Psychiatry Research…

‘The Barefoot Woman’ Keeps a Mother’s Memory Alive

I read many books about the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi and this is definitely another must-read book. Originally published in French as La femme aux pieds nus, The Barefoot woman is a new English translation of a moving story about a Tutsi woman who did everything to protect her children from the genocide. The author, Scholastique Mukasonga, refuses to let her family’s story be forgotten. Click to read the summary of the book as written by The New York Times’ Parul Sehgal early this week.

Ubuhamya: Naguzwe Ibihumbi 20

Sinaherukaga kumva ubuhamya bukora kumutima! Muri iyi video Rasta Rurangirwa Darius (Jah Bone D), aravuga itotezwa yanyuzemo kuva akivuka nk’umututsi, Imfu nyinshi yasimbutse mbere no mugihe cy’irimburabatutsi  rya 94. Nubwo imvi zimaze kuba uruyenzi kumutwe we,  hari aho agera ikiniga kikamufata, amarira agashoka ava mu maso ye yabonye […]

Ubuhamya

  Mu minsi ijana ishize yo kwibuka numvise ubuhamya bwinshi bw’akaga katagira izina abarokotse jenoside banyuzemo mw’irimburabatutsi rya 94. Reka mbasangize ubwankoze ku mutima  cyane kurusha  ubundi. Mu mvugo idaca kuruhande nka bimwe byateye ubu, uyu mutangabuhamya arasobanura neza bumwe mu bugome bukabije abahutu bakoze muri jenoside yakorewe […]

Ingorane z’abatutsikazi muri Jenoside

Mu 1994 kuva mu kwa kane kugeza mu kwa karindwi, Abatutsi muri rusange bari mu buzima butoroshye bwo kwihisha no guhunga. Ubuhamya bw’abo bw’uko babonaga icyo barya ndetse n’icyo kwambara bwerekana uko bari bambuwe agaciro kabo nk’abantu bazima. Ubu ni bumwe mu buhamya bw’abarokotse bagiye badutangariza uko byabagendekeye […]