Nyuma yo gusoma ibyandikwa n’abapadiri Fortunatus Rudakemwa na mugenzi we, ndetse n’uburyo bakoresha izina rya Yezu ngo bacengeze uburozi bw’urwango n’ingengabitekerezo ya jenoside byabaye ngombwa ko hibazwa uwo bakorera. Continue reading
By Dan Pine Thursday, April 28, 2011
To Mike Abramowitz, the Shoah was one shoah too many.
That’s why the former Washington Post reporter now heads the Committee on Conscience, established by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. His mission: alert the world to emerging crimes against humanity, wherever they may take place. Continue reading
By Jacob Alexander–Apr 28, 2011
KIGALI, Rwanda (BP)–From the small window of the Kenya Airways jet, I looked down on the beautiful green mountains of Rwanda as we slowly made our descent to the Kigali airport, where 17 years ago an airplane carrying Rwanda’s president was shot down, sparking one of the most evil acts of humanity in my lifetime. Continue reading
By Barrie Terreblanche, Inter Press Service–Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The gleam of new corrugated iron sheets shimmers through the blue-green haze that veils Rwanda’s rural valleys and hillsides. It is a visible sign of Rwanda’s metamorphosis from a nation devastated by genocide seventeen years ago to the fastest modernising state on the continent. Continue reading
By Joe Stumpe (AFP)
WICHITA, Kansas — An octogenarian Rwandan went on trial in Kansas Tuesday, accused of lying about his role in the 1994 genocide in his home country to secure US citizenship.
Lazare Kobagaya, 84, a diminutive man with a graying mustache, walked with a cane into the Wichita courthouse accompanied by a half-dozen family members. Continue reading
Appeals judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) removed Peter Erlinder as the defense counsel for a Rwandan genocide convict. The US lawyer was sanctioned because he failed to show up at a hearing of his client, Major Aloys Ntabakuze, last month. Continue reading
Ivan R. Mugisha–28 April 2011
Rwandan youth in the U.S vowed to resist negative ideologies which may come from their lecturers and relatives and instead focus on contributing to the development of their nation.
They made the resolve during an event organised last week in Indianapolis, Indiana, to mark the 17th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsis. Continue reading
By Ngabo Michael
Susan Thomson has consistently written very damaging articles on Rwanda in the name of ‘constructive criticism’. She always tries to create a misleading impression that she is ‘defending’ Rwandans from the perceived repressive Government, when instead she is attempting to poison unsuspecting minds against Rwanda. She has condemned Government reconciliation policies since their inception in late 1990s and even her doctoral thesis was directed towards that goal. Continue reading
By Rohan Viswanathan–April 24, 2011
All throughout my elementary and middle school years, I was educated on the numerous genocides of the 20th century: the Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur. I was told to look at these events as the worst acts of inhumanity ever committed; however, these events all took place after the Armenian genocide. Continue reading
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press – Tue Apr 26, 2011
WICHITA, Kan. – An 84-year-old immigrant accused of participating in the 1994 Rwandan genocide went on trial Tuesday in Kansas in an immigration case that the Justice Department says is the first of its kind in the U.S. Continue reading