Tag: New Times

Twenty years later, a new momentum to provide reparation for genocide victims in Rwanda

As the world commemorates the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, renewed efforts supporting survivors to realize their right to reparation are gaining traction. Following a call from victim organisations in Rwanda for increased attention to the lack of a comprehensive reparation effort for victims of the genocide, the International Criminal

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Rucagu Boniface na Gen. Gatsinzi Marcel baba bagiye kuburanishwa?

Rucagu Boniface/Photo internet Mu gihe urubanza rwa Senateri NZIRASANAHO Anastase wahamijwe icyaha cya jenoside agakatirwa igihano cyo gufungwa burundu y’umwihariko rukomeje mu rukiko rukuru, hakomeje kwibazwa niba bwana RUCAGU Boniface na Generali GATSINZI Marcel nabo baba bagiye kuburanishwa ku byaha bya jenoside bakekwaho. Kimwe na Senateri NZIRASANAHO, bwana RUCAGU na GATSINZI ni bamwe mu bayobozi

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Film documentaire “20 ans plus tard” Entrée libre demain

Quand le réalisateur de ce documentaire arrive en Belgique quelque temps après le génocide des Tutsi au Rwanda en 1994, il est meurtri par la tragédie qui vient de se dérouler dans son pays, il a perdu les siens, il a perdu tout espoir. Il se méfie de tout le monde, Belge, Africain, Asiatique, Américain…Toutes

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U Buholandi : Urukiko rwemeje kohereza mu Rwanda ukekwaho icyaha cya Jenoside

  Urukiko rw’Ibanze rw’i La Haye rwemeye kohereza mu Rwanda Jean Claude Iyamuremye ukekwaho kuba yaragize uruhare muri Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi mu 1994.   Iyamuremye w’imyaka 37 y’amavuko yafatiwe mu Buholandi muri Nyakanga, hatangira gusuzumwa ubusabe bwa Leta y’u Rwanda bwo kumwohereza kuburanira mu Rwanda mu Ukwakira. Iyamuremye ashinjwa kuba yari umwe mu nterahamwe zateye

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Abunganira Uwinkindi bagiye gucutswa ku mafaranga bahembwaga buri saha

Abunganira mu mategeko Jean Uwinkindi ukurikiranweho ibyaha bya Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi mu cyahoze ari Komini Kanzenze, muri cyari Kigali-Ngali, uburyo bahabwa amafaranga na Leta buri saha mu rubanza rw’umukiriya wabo bwasubiwemo, bagiye kujya bahembwa ku kwezi. Iki cyemezo kije nyuma y’ibiganiro birebire byabaye hagati ya Minisiteri y’ubutabera n’abunganira Uwinkindi, aribo Me Gatera Gashabana na Me

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Rwf1 billion earmarked for elderly survivors’ welfare

A dilapidated house belonging to an elderly survivor of the Genocide. The New Times/ Timothy Kisambira. The government is mulling over plans to offer special assistance to vulnerable elderly citizens among the survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The plan would entail providing survivors with shelter and social services. More than 1,400 elderly

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Uwinkindi given 30 more days to start his defense

Jean Uwinkindi leaves court after a past appearance. The New Times/File The High Court on Friday approved one more month for a team of defense lawyers for Jean Uwinkindi to finish interviewing 38 Rwanda-based witnesses and start defending the accused. After missing the deadline of October 3 because of financial constraints, defense lawyers Gatera Gashabana

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Over 350 Genocide survivors screened for free surgery

Health minister Binagwaho (c), CHUK director Hategekimana (L), visiting surgeon Saboo check on a patient who underwent surgery yesterday. The New Times/ John Mbanda. About 358 genocide survivors were screened for free plastic surgery on minor and major scars during a ten-day exercise dubbed; “The 2013 Rotary Medical Mission to Rwanda for Plastic Surgery” at

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No matter how long it takes, Genocide victims will get justice

Photo/ internet/Jean Kambanda This is with reference to Felly Kimenyi’s column, “Time up for the unending French court drama on matters of Genocide”, in The New Times of September 19. Lest anyone forget, the Bagosora-Sindikubwabo-Kambanda genocidal interim government was established at the residence of the then French Ambassador in Kigali (in 1994). How can anybody,

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MINALOC ishyigikiye umushinga w’itegeko ritanga indishyi ku barokotse Jenoside

Nyuma itangazo rihuriwe n’impande za Sosiyete sivile na IBUKA, risaba ko hashyirwaho itegeko rigena indishyi ku barokotse Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi, Minisiteri y’Ubutegetsi bw’igihugu iratangaza ko ishyigikiye umushinga wo gushyiraho itegeko rigenga izo ndishyi. Alvera Mukabaramba, Umunyamabanga wa Leta ushinzwe imibereho myiza y’abaturage muri MINALOC, yatangarije IGIHE ko hakwiye kujyaho itegeko rigenga indishyi, ku barokotse Jenoside,

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The dilemma of children born of rape in the 1994 Genocide

Photo by Foundation Rwanda An estimated 20,000 children were born of rapes committed during the 1994 genocide aganist Tutsi in Rwanda. From the New Times, July 01, 2013 About 800 women, mostly single mothers, who were raped during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and conceived through the ordeal, have appealed for support to raise

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Genocide survivors to set up trust fund

From the New Times Rwanda July 1st , 2013   Some of the Genocide survivors at the FARG offices in Remera. The New Times/ File.   Genocide survivors are planning to establish an international trust fund that will draw finances from all over the world to help the vulnerable survivors of the 1994 Genocide against

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New impetus in Genocide reparation cases

  From the New Times By Jean de la Croix Tabaro June 06, 2013 The Government is designing a new strategy to ensure that all issues related to compensation of Genocide survivors are sorted by December. The process has started with an assessment of the Gacaca judgments that were not executed, according to Pascal Bizimana

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