Campaign for reparation for survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.
Rwanda genocide 20 years on: ‘We live with those who killed our families. We are told they’re sorry, but are they?’
From the Guardian, Sunday 12 May 2013 Nearly 20 years after the Rwandan genocide, Chris McGreal returns to Kibuye to meet the few Tutsis who survived – and some of the killers they are forced to live with as neighbours Paying the price: survivor Madalena Mukariemeria with her […]
It is estimated that between five and twenty thousand women were raped and bore children of that rape during the genocide were born as a result of rape committed against Tutsi women during the genocide. Nineteen years hence and the battle for mothers and the children born from […]
From Igihe.com Yanditswe kuya 7-05-2013 – Saa 05:14′ na James Habimana Nyuma y’aho Inkiko Gacaca zisoje imirimo yazo mu mwaka wa 2012, bamwe mu bari baremejwe ko bagomba kurihwa imitungo yangijwe muri Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi, bakomeje kwinubira uburyo ibyavuye muri Gacaca bitahawe agaciro, ahubwo abari baratsinzwe bakaba barahisemo […]
Close to two decades have now passed since the start of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. As years go by, Survivors mourns and keeps the memory of their beloved ones in various manner. Commemoration and remembrance remain critical characteristics of satisfaction that is available to […]
A guest post by Lindsey Hilsum, Patron of Survivors Fund (SURF). It is the season of remembrance. On Saturday May 5th I went to the Sainte Famille Church in central Kigali to meet a group of some 200 genocide survivors who were heading to eastern Rwanda to commemorate […]
In this article Albert Gasake, the Legal Advocacy Coordinator at SURF and Justice Commissioner at GAERG, explores the problems that persist for survivors in obtaining adequate and meaningful compensation for material assets that were lost during and as a result of the genocide. The failings of the Gacaca […]