“How could we have gone in there (Rwanda) and stopped that slaughter?” Senator McCain By Immaculee Kayitare Senator John McCain speaks at Robinson Exhibition Hall on Friday April 12, 2013. During his visit on Friday 12th, April 2013 at the University of Arkansas, Clinton School of Public Service, […]
For survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi nearly 2 decades on, Remembrance of this tragedy is no longer just a one-off event. It has become a lifestyle and an integral component of their raison d’être. Reparation which is the central topic of our blog is certainly one […]
A new short film on the Untold Stories of the survivors of the Rwanda genocide to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2011.
East African Legislative Assembly Passes a Resolution Supporting Survivors Call for a Trust Fund to provide reparations
Reparation, a long awaited “dossier” for survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, continues to be an issue of concern not only for post-genocide Rwanda but also for the sub-region as a whole. In recognizing this, members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) passed a resolution yesterday officially […]
A New York-based human rights activist, Jacqueline Murekatete Calls for an international Trust Fund for the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi
First published as Rwanda: Genocide wounds take time to heal, 10th April 2013: http://www.theafricareport.com/East-Horn-Africa/rwanda-genocide-wounds-take-time-to-heal.html by Jocelyne Sambira. No changes have been made to alter the original text. Jacqueline Murekatete launched Jacqueline’s Human Rights Corner, a genocide prevention programme in 2007/Photo©Africa Renewal/Bo Li Almost two decades after the […]
Last Sunday, President Barack Obama marked the 19th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. The President stated that the United States, “grieves with the Rwandan people” who survived the killings. “Nineteen years ago, Rwanda was torn apart by a great evil,” Mr. Obama said in a statement. “Today, […]